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Medical University of Lodz (Poland) is dedicating its International Doctoral School to the subject of Active and Healthy Ageing


In the academic year 2020/2021, the Medical University of Lodz in Poland plan to open a pilot programme dedicated to PhD candidates in the field of biomedicine of Active and Healthy Ageing. The Programme is a result of the improvement of the education methodology based on the knowledge triangle model in the EIT Health partnership. It responds to the needs of early- stage researchers, candidates from Europe and beyond, who are creative and autonomous, are willing to push boundaries of frontier research, are independent and willing to take responsibility for their own career, are open to intersectoral environment and seek research excellence in an attractive organisational environment. The objective is delivering a novel format of doctoral studies within ERA with a mission of embedding innovation and entrepreneurship.


The Programme of the International Doctoral School is open to all candidates free of charge.


The University is the only medical school in Poland belonging to the European Knowledge and Innovation Community EIT Health with the status of Lead Partner and a three-star Reference Site of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing. As the leading infrastructure for science in Poland, they offer a unique ecosystem, integrating scientists, clinicians, teachers and students; in the presence of clinical hospitals and modern Clinical and Didactic Centre together with the Academic Oncology Centre they aim at improving the quality of education and improving the training offer for the teaching and research staff.


For additional information: http://szkoladoktorska.umed.pl/kontakt/ (English version coming soon)

Related action groups: 
A1 Adherence to prescription, A2 Falls prevention, A3 Lifespan Health Promotion & Prevention of Age Related Frailty and Disease, B3 Integrated care, C2 Independent living solutions, D4 Age friendly environments
Relevance to partnership: 
Active ageing and independent living, Care and cure, Horizontal issues and framework conditions, Prevention, screening and early diagnosis