Courses and events for PhD students

ENLIGHT Doctoral Network

The ENLIGHT Doctoral Network provides opportunities for young researchers from all ENLIGHT universities: online trainings, blended courses, summer schools, and doctoral seminars, focused on the ENLIGHT flagship areas. PhD seminars are transdisciplinary and organised in collaborative settings. In the Doctoral Network we also care about the future of young researchers and provide training for their future career.

For more information about ENLIGHT Doctoral Network and course offer click HERE.

Biodesign - application closed

Uppsala University in cooperation with University of Galway organise intensive summer course Biodesign - design of medical devices, which is open for PhD students from all ENLIGHT universities.

Course timeline

Mid-April 2024: online introduction
April - May 2024: online coaching
13.-17.5.2024: workshop at Uppsala University

Course is design for PhD students from following fields: engineering, biomedicine, medicine, business studies, PhD students working with development of medical devices or interested in development of medical devices and entrepreneurship

All information about the course you can find HERE. 

If you are interested, send your application by e-mail to Dr. Anders Brantnell ( from Uppsala University. In the copy of the e-mail, please also enter the institutional e-mail

Funding: Erasmus+

Deadline: 27.2.2024

Important information for successful applicants: if you are selected for the course, please contact us at no later than March 10, 2024, so that we can provide you with complete information about funding.