Intensive programme
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Intensive program for PhD and postdoctoral students

Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania

Following the most recent meeting of the Local Organising Committee and after consultations with Regional

Science Association International, the main sponsor of the event, we decided to postpone the workshop for

the next year. The decision was delayed as much as possible in the hope of finding a suitable period for the

event this year. However, the existing travel restrictions and the recent developments regarding the virus

spread make it impossible.

The whole process of promoting and selecting the candidates will be reinitiated, therefore, a new call for

applications will be launched in June. The event will be held in the fall of 2021 (mid-November).

As previously stated, we are committed to keep the same lecturers and Agenda as originally planned.

Stay safe and healthy, and we are looking forward to seeing you in Iasi,

The Local Organising Committee

The Centre for European Studies of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iași, Romania will organise an intensive program for nurturing the future generation of researchers in regional science between [TBD]. The event, supported by the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), will focus on sharing new methodological approaches in regional science methodology and on developing particular abilities and competences required for PhD and postdoctoral students. It will address foundations of qualitative and quantitative analysis and identify the best publishing strategies for young researchers. The main aim of the program is to develop a more informed and conscious use of diverse methodological techniques that can foster and enrich research in regional science and to ensure the enhancement of methodological skills and research competences of the future generation of researchers in regional science. The workshops will address a solid grounding in the concepts, practices, and procedures underlying research, as well as advanced skills for conceptualization, assessment, and analysis across cases and/or over time.


KEY DATES Call for Application start: TBD Application: Notification of acceptance and registration start: TBD


Eligibility The workshops are designed for PhD and postdoctoral students with less than 3 years of experience prior to PhD defence from fields related to regional science (geography, economy, urban planning and other related fields). The event addresses participants from Eastern Europe with a particular focus, but not exclusively, to Romania, Republic of Moldova, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Georgia and Turkey. The maximum number of participants accepted is 25 (maximum 5 per country). How to apply Applications must be submitted by e-mail at until TBD and include: a CV of maximum 2 pages (pdf format); please make sure that in the CV are mentioned the date (or expected date) of the PhD defense, as well as the name of the supervisor a two-page summary of the research project, according to the template (save link as) The research project will be presented during the last day of the event (TBD) as part of a special session dedicated to young researchers. A special committee will select the best research projects to be developed as full papers and published. TRAVEL AND ACCOMODATION DETAILS The Intensive program INTRODUCTIVE METHODS AND APPROACHES IN REGIONAL SCIENCE has no participation fee. The organisers will cover for: Lunch and coffee break throughout the event Teaching materials Accommodation for four nights in double rooms The participants must cover their own travel and visa expenses.
The venue for this event will be the Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania ( Address: Centre for European Studies, Bulevardul Carol I, nr. 19, Iasi - 700507, Romania E-mail: | Phone: +40.232.201318
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