Application / Cost / Terms of registration

Who can apply and what does the application include?

Applicants are doctoral and research students who primarily come from or study in EERA‘s member countries. Their research must relate to educational research. The summer school aims to support doctoral students interested in bringing participants' voices and actions to the core of educational research. Preferably the participant should be a PhD/Doctoral student in the first or second year of his/her studies in order to most benefit from the summer school. In some cases, people who already have their PhD can attend the summer school - they should explain in their application how the the summer school would support them in their further research.

The application process includes:

  • Abstract of your research
    • Objectives and Research Questions of Your PhD Project (100 words max.)
    • Conceptual Framework (300 words max.)
    • Intended Methodology, Methods, Instruments (100 words max.)
    • Conclusions, Expected Outcomes or Findings (100 words max.)
    • Motivation (200 words max.)
    • References (400 words max.)
  • CV
  • Letter of endorsement from a current or former supervisor or other senior staff member

Applications can be made beginning 15 November 2024: LINK

Application deadline: 15 January 2025

All applications must be in English.

The Summer School will be held in English.

Terms of Registration

  • The registration of participation is binding.
  • The participation fees are owed upon registration.
  • If you pay via bank transfer, you may incur banking charges for international transactions. Please make sure that you cover these charges so that EERA receives full payment.
  • Participation is not guaranteed until full payment of the registration fee is received.
  • Payments will be fully refunded if the conference is cancelled by the organiser. In that case, the organiser will have no further liability to the client. Registrations remain valid if the conference has to be postponed.
  • The summer school programme may be subject to change.
  • Please register and pay by 30 March. In case of cancellation, you will get 80 % of your fees refunded if you cancel up to 1 month prior to the Summer School. If you cancel later than one month before Summer School begin, your fee will not be refunded.

EERSS 2025 Dates

15 November 2024 - 15 January 2025
Information on acceptance
1 March 2025
2 - 31 March 2025
Summer School
2 - 6 June 2025


EERA Office
Doretta Dow