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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 courses are at no tuition costs.

Example: Filmmaking for Scientists

Save the Date - Spring Program 2019

The next registration opens on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at 9.00 a.m.

Scientific Tools

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Designing Your PowerPoint Presentation

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Tilla Künzli

Date

18. March 2019, 13:00 - 16:00
 

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Research Funding for Junior Researchers - Overview and Services

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

21. March 2019, 12:15 - 14:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

 

Course

Logik & Argumentation

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

29. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

30. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course
Course Instructor

Martina Schradi (Comic von Schradi)

Date

29. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

13. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

 

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

0 ECTS

Course

Doing Digital Projects

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Silke Bellanger, Franck Borel, Dr. Vera Chiquet, Cornelia Eitel, Dr. Berenike Herrmann, Dr. Elias Kreyenbühl, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Lauer

Date

7. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Optimizing Research Data Management

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Silke Bellanger (University Library Basel)

Aude Dieudé (swissuniversities)

Eliane Blumer (EPFL)

Date

22. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

23. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Good Scientific Practice

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

23. Mai 2019, 09:30 - 17:30

24. Mai 2019, 09:30 - 17:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

0 ECTS

Writing and Publishing

Course
Course instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Composing Attractive Abstracts (Natural & Life Sciences)

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

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

Date

26. February 2019, 09:00 - 13:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs Life Sciences and Natural Sciences

 

0 ECTS

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

27. February 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

0 ECTS

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

28. February 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

0 ECTS

Course

Articles in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences: Structure & Clarity

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

4. April 2019, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates Life Sciences und Natural Sciences

 

0 ECTS

Course

Publishing Research Articles: Strategies and Steps

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

5. April 2019, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

0 ECTS

Course

Effizient Wissenschaftlich Schreiben: der Weg zum Text

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Gabriela H. Venetz (focus-lingua)

Date

10. April 2019, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

0 ECTS

 

Course

Writing to Be Published – Academic Writing Conventions and Style

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor
Date

15. April 2019, 08:00 - 13:00

16. April 2019, 08:00 - 13:00

17. April 2019, 08:00 - 13:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS

 

Course

Composing Attractive Abstracts (Social Sciences & Humanities)

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Stephan Meyer (Language Center, University of Basel)

Date

9. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 13:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs Social Sciences and Humanities

 

0 ECTS

Communication

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course
Course Instructor

Dr. Thomas Lehmann (Head of the New Media Center)

Sebastian Schell (Video Specialist at the New Media Center)

Stephan Meyer (Language Center)

Dr. Mirko Winkler (Senior Scientist and Lecturer at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute).

Date

19. February 2019, 08:30 - 13:00

9. April 2019, 08:30 - 13:00

23. April 2019, 08:30 - 13:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

 

Course

Presentation Training

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

21. February 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

22. February 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

 

Course

The Messenger is the Message

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Sibylle Sommerer (Speak GmbH)

Date

4. March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

5. March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates& Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Video-Journalism for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. sc. nat. Samer Angelone (vimeo)

Date

1. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

2. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Science and the Mass Media in the Digital Age

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Matthias Geering (Head of Communication & Marketing, University of Basel)

Garbiel Brönnimann (Former Chief of Editorial Staff, TagesWoche)

Date

4. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Out of the Box! Visualize your Science

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

15. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

6. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

0 ECTS

 

Course

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

Course Instructor

Katharina Padleschat (Raus mit der Sprache!)

Date

16. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

17. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

0 ECTS

Professional Self-Competence

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Intuitive Decision Making

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Mirja Michalscheck (Lemon Tree Coaching)

Date

19. February 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

20. February 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Successful Team Leadership

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Rob Thompson (RTTA)

Date

25. February 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

26. Februar 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Introduction to Leadership Skills

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson (InsideOut Solutions)

Date

6. March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

0 ECTS

Course

Project Management for Researchers

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic (Pimp Your Science)

Date

7. March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

1 ECTS

Course

Peer Coaching: Generating Ingenious Solutions in 9 Set Steps

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

19. March 2019, 13:00 - 17:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

0 ECTS

Course

Improv for the Researcher

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Dr. Samuel Lagier (SamSpeaksScience)
Date

29. March 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Skills for Supervising Bachelor and Master Theses

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Dr. Oliver Schürmann (Istituto Marco Ronzani)
Date

3. April 2019, 13:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Negotiating with Success: Tools and Mindset for Lasting Agreements

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Melissa Davies (Negoservices)

Date

11. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

12. April 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Self-Branding and Self-Promotion

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

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

Date

2. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

3. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Project Management - Toolbox for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. sc. nat. Sina Henrichs (Manage Science)

Date

10. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

24. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Can be credited towards Educational Development Unit’s higher education teaching certificates

0 ECTS

Course
Course Instructor

Dr. phil. Alba Polo (Psychoanalytikerin.ch)

Date

14. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

21. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

28. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Career & Innovation

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Job Interviews: How to be Prepared

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

18. February 2019, 08:30 - 15:30

25. February 2019, 08:30 - 15:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

IP & Licensing Crash Course

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Christian E. Schneider & Alessandro Mazzetti (Innovation Office, University of Basel)

Date

27. February 2019, 11:00 - 16:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Higher Education and Research in the US, Europe and Switzerland

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Prof. Dr. Karen De Pauw
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Antonio Loprieno

Date

28. February 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

28. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

28. Mai 2019, 18:00 - 19:30

29. Mai 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

Your Career - Tipps and Tricks for Successful Applications

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

1. March 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

8. March 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Entrepreneurship: From Academia to Market

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Christian E. Schneider & Alessandro Mazzetti (Innovation Office, University of Basel)

Date

19. March 2019, 13:00 - 17:00

20. March 2019, 13:00 - 17:00

21. March 2019, 13:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Finance Basics for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Christian E. Schneider & Alessandro Mazzetti (Innovation Office, University of Basel)

Date

2. April 2019, 13:00 - 17:00

3. April 2019, 13:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

0 ECTS

Course

Creating the Job-Hunting Package: Finding Opportunities Outside the University and Building Applications

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Verity Elston (Portfolio Formation Sàrl)

Date

12. April 2019, 09:15 - 17:45

26. April 2019, 09:15 - 17:45

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Disclaimer

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

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