How to Join

Who this program is for

To be allowed to join our doctoral certificate program in responsible innovation, you must be a PhD candidate at one of the founding partners of this program with still at least 1,5 year to go before completion.

School for the Future
of Innovation in Society (SFIS)
Arizona State University

Department of Values,
Technology & Innovation (VTI)
Delft University of Technology

Institute for Technology Assessment
& Systems Analysis (ITAS)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

How to join

Each year, we have room for 6 participants, 2 from each partner institute. The course program runs in the second half of the academic year (January – June). We issue a call for participants each year at the start of the academic year.

Interested in joining?
Discuss with your doctoral thesis supervisors if this program is right for you. If so, contact the program coordinator to express your interest, and you will be informed when we accept new participants again.

Meanwhile, if you already have questions, feel free to contact the program coordinator. Or ask one of our past or current participants, they will be happy to share their experiences with the program with you.


about this program

{[Being part of a small, international group of participants]
was one of the most enriching parts of the program
and it broadened my awareness and scholarship.
I realized I have some cultural blind spots to address.

{I was telling colleagues about it during the entire experience.
I think the opportunity is relevant, generative, and very valuable.
{The small group courses were nice
because there was enough room for discussions
and meeting one another.
{The activities were great. Nice mix of
small group and invidividual.
I really appreciated the organizers support.
The faculty lecturers were fantastic.