The ETRA invites you to an “Invited Session” it organizes
during the TRA 2014 Conference on: “Education and training issues for the transport researchers of the future ERA”
Thursday April 17,
from 14:00 until 15:30 (possible to extend until 16:00)
Session no.: 43, Session ID: 17514.
This Session aims to cover the following main items:
a. The types of education and training activities that are necessary for the transport researchers of the future as well as for the transport specialists (from short training courses to proper University courses);
b. The gaps that exist today in transport education and the issues of introducing more harmonized curricula;
c. The need for, and the basic form of specialized transport research related courses (i.e. educating the transport researchers of the future);
d. Issues of benchmarking for the transport courses at least at postgraduate level (Master and PhD levels);
e. Best practice examples (e.g. the Young Researchers Seminar organized every two years by ECTRI, FEHRL and FERSI).