SARUA’s aim is thus to strengthen the leadership and institutions of higher education in the southern African region
CODOC – Cooperation on Doctoral Education between Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe
Doctoral education has become central to higher education and research policies. In Europe, for example, reforms in doctoral education have been a critical component of the Bologna Process and deemed vital to creating “smart, sustainable and inclusive growth”, according to the European Commission’s Europe 2020 strategy.2 Doctorate holders should be trained through research yet capable of embarking on any of a broad range of careers, thus making the sectors they join more knowledge-intensive. In emerging and developing countries, increased attention is being paid to policies concerning doctoral education, as the rapidly expanding university sectors of those countries require more staff trained to conduct research and more robust research capacity.
This is the final report for the CODOC Project prepared by Thomas Ekman Jørgensen