Invitation: First Come Together of the PRIDE Network, Tallinn, 14 June 2017

On behalf of the PRIDE Network: Association of Professionals in Doctoral Education, we are pleased to extend the invitation to the Network's first come together meeting
The event will be held on Wednesday, 14 June (5 PM), the day before the EUA-CDE Annual Meeting in Tallinn.
Venue: Tallinn University, Scientists' Forum, Astra Building, room A104, Narva mnt 29, Tallinn
To confirm your attendance please write a short email to

The PRIDE-Network Association aims at representing the community of Professionals in Doctoral Education within Europe and beyond.

Our members are contributing to the connection of the European Research Area and the European Higher Education Area. The PRIDE-network provides training, professional development, and networking opportunities to its members and promotes the professional status and visibility in the higher education community. Membership in the PRIDE-network is open to individuals and organisations who foster a positive association within the community, whose terms of affiliation are not contrary to the goals of the PRIDE-network, and who uphold the responsibilities and integrity of the association without conflict of interest.

The mission of the Association for Professionals in Doctoral Education is to be the leading professional resource for advancement of professionals and those wishing to learn about the field with the ultimate goal to improve doctoral education. This is done by:

  • Establishing, promoting, and advocating professional standards and practices;
  • Helping higher education institutions understand the roles and potential of professional staff;
  • Promoting training resources and opportunities for advancement professionals;
  • Supporting professional growth and advancement for professionals;
  • Facilitating relationships and interaction among professionals.