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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/ ECTS
Course

(Closed) Good Scientific Practice

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Tuesday, 4. September 2018, from 09:30 to 17:30

Wednesday, 5. September 2018, from 09:30 to 17:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) ++NEW++ From DMP to Data-Sharing for Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Lionel Perini (SNSF)

Silke Bellanger (University Library Basel)

Brian Kleiner & Alexandra Stam (FORS)

Lukas Rosenthaler & Vera Chiquet (DaSCH, UNIBAS)

Date

Tuesday, 11. September 2018, from 13:00 to 17:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs in the Social and Human Sciences

Course

(Closed) Research Funding for Junior Researchers - Overview and Services

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Tuesday, 18. September 2018, from 12:15 to 14:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Course

(Closed) ++NEW++ How to Publish and Share: Open Access, Research Data and Social Networks

Course Description & Registration

 

Course Instructor

Nicolas Sartori (Open Access Coordination)

Silke Bellanger (University Library Basel)

Iris Lindenmann (University Library Basel)

Date

Friday, 5. October 2018, from 09:00 to 13:00

Friday, 12. October 2018, from 09:00 to 13:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) ++New++ Designing Your PowerPoint Presentation

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Tilla Künzli

Date

Friday, 12. October 2018, from 13:00 to 16:00
 

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) Research Integrity - Ethics of Scientific Image Manipulation

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Oliver Biehlmeier (Biozentrum, University of Basel)

Date

Wednesday, 24. October 2018, from 14:00 to 16:30

 

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) Citation, Paraphrase or Plagiarism

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Cornelia Eitel (University Library Basel)

Date

Monday, 5. November 2018, from 09:00 to 12:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) ++NEW++ Urheberrecht in der Wissenschaft - gewusst wie
Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Melanie Graf, Danielle Kaufmann (University Library Basel)

Date

Tuesday 20. November 2018, from 09:00 to 16:00

Tuesday, 27. November 2018, from 09:00 to 16:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

Writing and Publishing

Course
Course instructor
Date
Target Group/ ECTS
Course

(Closed) Discover and Manage Your Scientific Literature

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Silke Bellanger (University Library Basel)

Dr. Simon Geiger (University Library Basel)

Dr. Christian Appenzeller-Herzog (University of Basel, Medical Library)

Monika Wechsler (University of Basel, Medical Library)

Date

Friday, 21. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) Composing Attractive Abstracts: Getting Started on Abstracts for Publications and Conferences (Natural Sciences)

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

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

Date

Tuesday, 25. September 2018, from 09:00 to 13:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs
 

Course

(Closed) Effizient Wissenschaftlich Schreiben: der Weg zum Text

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Gabriela H. Venetz (focus-lingua)

Date

Tuesday, 2. October 2018, from 9:00 till 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

(Closed) Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Wednesday, 3. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates

Course

(Closed) Writing Productivity: Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Thursday, 4. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates

 

Course

(Closed) Writing to Be Published – Academic Writing Conventions and Style

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor
Date

Monday, 15. October 2018, from 08:00 to 13:00

Tuesday, 16. October 2018, from 08:00 to 13:00

Wednesday, 17. October 2018, from 08:00 to 13:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS

 

Course

(Closed) Articles in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences: Structure & Clarity

Course Description and Registration

Course instructor

Philipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Wednesday, 21. November 2018, from 9:00 till 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates in the Life Sciences and Natural Sciences

 

Course

(Closed) Publishing Research Articles: Strategies and Steps

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Phillipp Mayer (Science-Textflow)

Date

Thursday, 22. November 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates in the life sciences or natural sciences

Communication

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ ECTS
Course

(Closed) Out of the Box! Visualize your Science

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

Friday, 7. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Monday, 17. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

 

Course

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

Course Instructor

Katharina Padeleschat (Raus mit der Sprache!)

Date

Monday, 10. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Tuesday, 11. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) The Messenger is the Message

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Sibylle Sommerer (Speak GmbH)

Date

Wednesday, 19. September 2018, from 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday, 20. September 2018, from 09:00 - 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) ++NEW++ Filmmaking for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Samer Angelone (Global Eco Film Festival)

Date

Thursday, 4. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 5. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 30. November 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

 

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) Storytelling for Science

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Mirko Bischofberger (Science Studios)

Date

Monday, 22. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Tuesday, 23. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Professional Self-Competence

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ ECTS
Course

(Closed) Negotiating with Success: Tools and Mindset for Lasting Agreements

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Melissa Davies (Negoservices)

Date

Thursday, 13. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 14. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) Self-Branding and Self-Promotion

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Petra Wüst (Wüst Consulting)

Date

Thursday, 27. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 28. September 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) Peer Coaching: Generating Ingenious Solutions in 9 Set Steps

Course Description & Registration

Date

Monday, 1. October 2018, from 13:00 to 17:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) Interkulturelles Training: Fit für die internationale Karriere

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Vera Sauter (NovaTris)

Maria Wedekind (Interkulturelles Training)

Date

Thursday, 25. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Friday, 26. October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) Learning how to lead and to build a successful work environment

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson (InsideOut Solutions)

Date

Tuesday, 30. October 2018, from 09:30 to 16:30

Wednesday, 31. October 2018, from 09:30 to 16:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates

Course

(Closed) How to Become a Good Doctoral Supervisor

Course Instructor

Dr. Beate Scholz  (Scholz CTC GmbH)

Date

Tuesday, 13. November 2018, from 09:30 - 14:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) Project Management for Researchers

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic (Pimp Your Science)

Date

Friday, 16. November 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) Assertiveness and Institutional Power Games

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Sibyl Schädeli (college M)

Date

Thursday, 6. December 2018, from 9:00 to 17:00

Tuesday, 11. December 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Postdocs

Career & Innovation

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ ECTS
Course

(Closed) ++NEW++ How to Cooperate with a Company?

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Alessandro Mazzetti (Innovation Office, University of Basel)

Date

Monday, 3. September 2018, von 13:00 bis 17:00

Thursday, 6. September 2018, von 13:00 bis 17:00

Friday, 7. September 2018, von 13:00 bis 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) ++NEW++ Design Thinking for Researchers & Innovators - Getting Quickly from Problems to First Solutions

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Xavier Garcia-Weibel & Dr. Thomas Teichler (Glücksfabrik)

Date

Tuesday, 9. October 2018, from 09:00 to 18:00

Wednesday, 10. October 2018, from 09:00 to 18:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) Bereit für den Bewerbungsprozess. Wie Sie Ihre Bewerbungsunterlagen optimal vorbereiten

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Janina Bühler (University of Basel)

Date

Friday, 12. October 2018, from 08:30 to 15:30

Friday, 26. October 2018, from 08:30 to 15:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) Academic Career - Plan and Prepare

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Susanne Matuschek (MATUSCHEK CONSULTING)

Date

Wednesday, 7. November 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

(Closed) Job Interviews: How to be Prepared

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Janina Bühler (University of Basel)

Date

Thursday, 8. November 2018, from 08:30 to 15:30

Thursday, 15. November 2018, from 08:30 to 15:30

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

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

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Verity Elston (Portfolio Formation Sàrl)

Date

Friday, 9. November 2018, from 09:15 to 17:45

Friday, 23. November 2018, from 09:15 to 17:45

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS

Course

(Closed) ++NEW++ Business Skills- Crash Course

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

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

Date

Monday, 26. November 2018, from 13:00 to 17:00

Wednesday, 28. November 2018, from 13:00 to 17:00

Thursday, 29. November 2018, from 13:00 to 17:00

Target Group/ ECTS

Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

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