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Apply now for the 6th Doctoral School on
Entrepreneurship in the Circular Economy (doc-ECE)!

Date: July 3 (arrival) until July 8, 2022

Venue: Folwark Zalesie, Wieliczka, Poland (25 km from Krakow)

Send your application documents to (details below)!

Application deadline:  May 26

Boost your CV with this unique experience supported by Europe's leading Knowledge Innovation Community

Information on the application procedure

Who can apply?

Any PhD candidate or recently graduated student with an affinity for developing new business models in a world of limited resources can apply. Candidates are welcome from a variety of disciplines, including: science and engineering (materials, chemical, electrical, manufacturing, ...), business and economics, law and product design. Only participants with good English language skills will be accepted.

If you apply, please make sure you will be available for the full week!

What can I expect?

Information on the programme, venue and spakers here.

How to apply?

Please send us your application until May 26 via e-mail to

The application must include a motivation letter and your CV.

You will be informed about your acceptance end of May.


A registration fee of 500 € is required. PhD students from RIS countries can ask for a reduced fee of 300 €.

You will receive an invoice in case you are selected.

Accommodation in double rooms and catering for the full week are included in the registration fee. Travel costs will be reimursed within Europe, applying reasonable upper limits


PhD candidates can ask for an attendance certification to get ECTS credits at their own university.

Selection procedure?

We will select 30 PhD students based on their backgrounds and motivation. We aim for a mix of 75% of students from technical backgrounds and 25% of students from non-technical backgrounds, and we strive for high diversity.

Selected: what's next?

You will receive all information via mail, including information on travel and venue, access to pre-learning material and more detailed information on the case study.

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