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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.

Autumn Program 2019

Online registrations for the autumn program will open on Wednesday August 7, 2019, at 9 a.m.

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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.

Scientific Tools

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Urheberrecht in der Wissenschaft – gewusst wie!

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Melanie Graf

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Research Funding for Junior Researchers - Overview and Services

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

24. September 2019, 12:15 - 14:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Research Integrity - Ethics of Scientific Image Manipulation

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Oliver Biehlmaier (Imaging Core Facility, Biozentrum)

Date

28. October 2019, 14:30 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course
Course Instructor

Maxim Samarin

Digital Humanities

Date

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

 

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Citation, Paraphrase or Plagiarism

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Cornelia Eitel

Date

28. November 2019, 09:00 - 12:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

How to Publish and Share: Open Access, Research Data and Social Networks

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Nicolas Sartori, Iris Lindenmann, Silke Bellanger

Date

13. November 2019, 10:00 - 16:00

20. November 2019, 10:00 - 16:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Good Scientific Practice

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

2. December 2019, 09:30 - 17:30

3. December 2019, 09:30 - 17:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

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

24. September 2019, 09:00 - 13:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates of Life and Natural Sciences

 

 

Course

Effizient Wissenschaftlich Schreiben: der Weg zum Text

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Gabriela H. Venetz (focus-lingua)

Date

25. September 2019, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

Writing to Be Published – Academic Writing Conventions and Style

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor
Date

7. October 2019, 08:00 - 13:00

8. October 2019, 08:00 - 13:00

9. October 2019, 08:00 - 13:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

 

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

 

Course

Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

18. October 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

 

Course

Leserorientiert Schreiben

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Gabriela H. Venetz (focus-lingua)

Date

23. October 2019, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

 

 

Course

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

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

31. October 2019, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates

 

 

 

Course

Publishing Research Articles: Strategies and Steps

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

1. November 2019, 9:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates of Life and Natural Sciences

 

 

 

Course

Fit for Third-Party Funding

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Susanne Matuschek (Matuschek Consulting)

Date

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

27. November 2019, 13:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs (max. 6 years after doctorate)

 

 

Communication

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Communicate a Project Successfully

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Dr. Svetlana Berlepsch (Katkin Consulting)
Date

5. September 2019, 09:00 - 16:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

 

Course

The Messenger is the Message

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Sibylle Sommerer (Speak GmbH)

Date

9. September 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Course Instructor

Dr. Katja Windisch (Ausbildungsinstitut perspectiva)

Date

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

 

Course

Increase Your Wordpower: English Rhetoric (and Presentation)

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

10. October 2019, 08:30 - 13:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Filmmaking for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. sc. nat. Samer Angelone (vimeo)

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Out of the Box! Visualize your Science

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

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

Course Instructor

Katharina Padleschat (Raus mit der Sprache!)

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Storytelling for Researchers
Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Samuel Lagier (SamSpeaksScience)

Date

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Professional Self-Competence

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Learning How to Lead and to Build a Successful Work Environment

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson (InsideOut Solutions)

Date

3. September 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

4. September 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course
Course Instructor

Dr. Donatella Canella

Dr. Thomas Teichler (Lead To Trust)

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course
Course Instructor

Carl Emerson (InsideOut Solutions)

Date

2. October 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

10. October 2019, 09:30 - 16:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Negotiating with Success: Tools and Mindset for Lasting Agreements

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Melissa Davies (Negoservices)

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Skills for Supervising Bachelor and Master Theses

Course Description & Registration

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

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Project Management for Researchers

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic (Pimp Your Science)

Date

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Negotiating with Success: Tools and Mindset for Lasting Agreements

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Patricia Palagi Graf (Negoservices)

Date

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

8. November 2019, 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Interkulturelles Training

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Maria Wedekind (Kultur verstehen)
Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Course Instructor

Martin Feigenwinter (Ausbildungsinstitut perspectiva)

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Self-Branding and Self-Promotion

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

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

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Assertiveness and Institutional Power Games

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Sibyl Schädeli, lic. phil. MAS (college M)
Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Career & Innovation

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Writing Attractive Coverletters

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Riana Paola (Language Center)

Date

9. October 2019, 09:00 - 12:00

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Job Interviews: How to be Prepared

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

14. October 2019, 08:30 - 15:30

11. November 2019, 08:30 - 15:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

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

4. November 2019, 09:00 - 17:30

18. November 2019, 09:00 - 17:30

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course Instructor

Rob Thomson (RTTA)

Date

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

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

Target Group/ Comments

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Disclaimer

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

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