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University of Basel

Transferable Skills

Transferable Skills

The course program is specifically addressed to all doctoral candidates and postdocs of the University of Basel. It supports researchers during their dissertation period and prepares for a professional career inside or outside of academia. The courses are based on ECTS standards to offer young researchers an interdisciplinary and creative training platform. All transferable skills courses are at no tuition costs.

Fall Program 2020

Online registrations for the fall program will open on Wednesday August 05, 2020, at 9 a.m.

CURRENT SITUATION

There may be changes to the course locations in the coming months. In any case, the courses will take place on the given dates, if necessary virtually.

Conditions of Participation

By registering, you agree to our conditions of participation. Please take a moment to read the individual paragraphs.

We also explain the individual steps involved in obtaining ECTS credits.

Scientific Tools

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Betreuung der Studierenden in Online-Phasen Ihrer Lehrveranstaltung

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Florentina Sauerbach

Date

19 August 2020, 9:30 - 10:30

09 September 2020, 9:30 - 10:30

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Meine erste Lehrveranstaltung

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

PD Dr. Ulrike Hanke

Date

02 September 2020, 9:15 - 17:00

17 September 2020, 9:15 - 12:00

12 November 2020, 9:15 - 12:00

14 January 2021, 9:15 - 12:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Teaching My First Course

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

PD Dr. Ulrike Hanke

Date

03 September 2020, 9:15 - 17:00

17 September 2020, 14:15 - 17:00

12 November 2020, 14:15 - 17:00

14 January 2021, 14:15 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

 

 

Course

Informationsdesign - Gestaltung von Präsentationsfolien, Postern, Berichten und Handouts

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Martina Schradi

Date

07 September 2020, 8:30 - 17:30

13 October 2020, 8:30 - 17:30

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Online-Lehren und -Lernen: Szenarien und Werkzeuge

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Dr. Gudrun Bachmann und Dr. Anna-Barbara Utelli, Educational Technologies

Date

16 September 2020, 14:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Career Funding for Junior Researchers

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor
Date

24 September 2020, 12:15 - 14:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

 

 

Course

Python Crash Course (Beginner)

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor
Date

16 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

 

 

Course

Coaching Skills for Supervising Bachelor and Master Students

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor
Date

20 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

21 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Urheberrecht in der Wissenschaft

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Melanie Graf (MLaw)

Date

29 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

02 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Publishing Open Access – Why and How to Do It

Course Description & Registration

 

Date

18 November 2020, 9:15 - 12:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Opening Higher Education - How to Strengthen University Teaching with Open Educational Resources

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Jean Terrier, Educational Technologies

Date

19 November 2020, 10:00 - 12:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Citation, Paraphrase or Plagiarism

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Cornelia Eitel, University Library Basel

Date

26 November 2020, 9:00 - 12:00

Target Group/ Comments

Early Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

Good Scientific Practice

Course Description & Registration

 

 

Course Instructor

Helga Nolte, member of the team Good Scientific Practice

Date

25 January 2021, 9:00 - 17:00

26 January 2021, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

 

Writing and Publishing

Course
Course instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Effizient wissenschaftlich schreiben

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor

Gabriela H. Venetz (focus-lingua)

Date

22 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

Effizient wissenschaftlich schreiben

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor

Gabriela H. Venetz (focus-lingua)

Date

30 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

14 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

15 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Articles in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

29 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences

Course

Publishing Research Articles

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

30 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences

 

 

Course

Writing to Be Published

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor
Date

02 November 2020, 8:00 - 16:45

03 November 2020, 8:00 - 16:45

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Boost Your Career: Fit for Own Third-Party Funding

Course Description & Registration

 

Course instructor

Susanne Matuschek (Matuschek Consulting)

Date

04 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

25 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Communication

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Out of the Box! Visualize your Science

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor
Date

14 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

28 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Storytelling for Researchers

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Samuel Lagier (SamSpeaksScience.com)

Date

18 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs in the Life and Natural Sciences

Course

Raus mit der Sprache! - Stimme und Körpersprache als Erfolgsfaktoren
Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Katharina Padleschat (Raus mit der Sprache!)

Date

12 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

13 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Filmmaking for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

 

 

Course Instructor
Dr. Samer Angelone
Date

27 October 2020, 9:30 - 17:30

28 October 2020, 09:30 - 17:30

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Increase Your Wordpower: English Rhetoric and Presentation

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor
Date

04 November 2020, 08:30 - 13:30

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

 

Course

Konstruktive Konfliktlösung - Umgehen mit Macht und Asymmetrie
Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

03 December 2020, 09:00 - 17:00

04 December 2020, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Professional Self-Competence

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Resilienzkompetenz stärken

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Jean-Claude Courto and Fiona Dürler (Ausbildungsinstitut perspectiva)
Date

17 August 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

18 August 2020, 09:00 - 17:00

16 November 2020, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Learning How to Lead and to Build a Successful Work Environment

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson (InsideOut Solutions)

Date

15 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

16 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Time Management - How to Get Things Done by Doing the Right Things at the Right Time

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Thomas Teichler (Lead To Trust)

Dr. Donatella Canella

 

Date

01 October 2020, 09:00 - 17:00

02 October 2020, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Course Instructor

Carl Emerson (InsideOut Solutions)

Date

06 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

07 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Assertiveness and Institutional Power Games

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

15 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

26 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Self-Branding and Self-Promotion

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. oec. publ. Petra Wüst (Wüst Consulting)

Date

22 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

23 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Wen-Do: Selbstbehauptung und Empowerment

 

Course Instructor
Date

26 October 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

02 November 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Project Management for Researchers

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic (Pimp Your Science)

Date

03 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Project Management – a Toolbox for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Dr. Sina Henrichs (Manage Science)

Date

05 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

06 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Negotiation Skills for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor
Date

01 December 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

02 December 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

(& 30 November 2020 if online)

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Career & Innovation

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course
Starting a Professional Career in Industry

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

14 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

15 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Early Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Networking for Career, Collaborations and Conferences

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor
Date

22 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

23 September 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

(& 21 September 2020 if online)

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Writing Attractive CVs and Cover Letters

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Dr. Riana Paola (Language Center, University of Basel)

Date

23 September 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Von der Promotion zur Berufung

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Dr. Annette Gaentzsch

Date

28 October 2020, 13:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Job Interviews: How to be Prepared

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

16 November 2020, 8:30 - 15:30

07 December 2020, 8:30 - 15:30

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Courses for Doctoral Candidates of the Faculty of Science

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Writing for Publication in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

17 September 2020, 12:00 - 16:00

01 October 2020, 12:00 - 16:00

15 October 2020, 12:00 - 16:00

29 October 2020, 12:00 - 16:00

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Writing Workflow: Forming Your Next Article in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

23 September 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

30 September 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

21 October 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

04 November 2020, 9:00 - 13:00

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Writing Process in Natural Sciences: From Research to Publication

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

28 September 2020, 13:00 - 17:00

12 October 2020, 13:00 - 17:00

26 October 2020, 13:00 - 17:00

09 November 2020, 13:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

How to Give a Persuasive Presentation in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

01 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

08 October 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Storytelling, Message Distilling and Presentation Design for Natural and Life Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Daniel Angerhausen und Amran Salleh (explainables)

Date

04 November 2020, 9:30 - 17:30

05 November 2020, 9:30 - 17:30

Target Group/ Comments
1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester
Course

Engage, Inform, Inspire: Bring Your Natural and Life Science Talk to the Next Level

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Samuel Lagier (SamSpeaksScience.com)

Date

13 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

20 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments
1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester
Course

Preparing and Holding Presentations Effectively in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Gaby Rockmann-Partridge

Date

08 December 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

09 December 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments
1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Courses for Doctoral Candidates of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Preparing and Holding Presentations Effectively (in German or English) in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Gaby Rockmann-Partridge

Date

10 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

11 November 2020, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Forschungsdatenmanagement für Doktorierende der Philosophisch-Historischen Fakultät

Course Description & Registration

Date

21 September 2020, 9:15 - 17:00

05 October 2020, 9:15 - 17:00

(& 28 September 2020 if online)

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Disclaimer

Program subject to change. Please note the detailed course descriptions.

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