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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 as well as during their postdoc phase and prepares them for a professional career inside or outside of academia. The courses are free of charge for doctoral candidates and postdocs of the University of Basel and promote creative and interdisciplinary exchange.

Scientific Tools

Kurs
Referent/in
Datum
Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen
Kurs

Meine erste Lehrveranstaltung unter Berücksichtigung der digitalen Lehre

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in

Dr. Ulrike Hanke

Datum

31 January 2023

9:15 AM - 12:00 PM

14 February 2023

9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

18 April 2023

9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

13 June 2023

9:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Kurs

Teaching My First Course

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in

Nina Bach

Datum

2 February 2023

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

20 February 2023

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

20 March 2023

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

24 April 2023

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Kurs

Python Crash Course (for Beginners)

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in
Datum

6 March 2023
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

7 March 2023
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

13 March 2023
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

14 March 2023
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Coaching Skills for Supervising Bachelor and Master Students

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in
Datum

9 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

10 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Career Funding for PhDs - Overview and Services

Course Description & Registration

Datum

16 March 2023
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates

Kurs

Advanced Python and Machine Learning

Course Description & Registration

Datum

16 March 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

17 March 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

23 March 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

24 March 2023
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Dealing with Research Data Management

Course Description & Registration

Datum

20 March 2023

9:15 AM - 4:30 PM

21 March 2023

9:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Visualising Regression Models with R

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in

Prof. Dr. Giusi Moffa

Pedro Lopez Ayala

Datum

22 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

29 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Kurs

Informationsdesign – Gestaltung von Präsentationsfolien, Postern, Berichten und Handouts

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in

Martina Schradi

Datum

22 March 2023

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

29 March 2023

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

19 April 2023

2h in small groups

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Career Funding for Postdocs - Overview and Services

Course Description & Registration

Datum

23 March 2023
12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Critical Reasoning and Logic

Course Description & Registration

Datum

26 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

27 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Creativity in Research - Create Clarity, Increase Insight, and Produce Progress

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in

Dr. Sebastian Kernbach

(Life Design Lab)

Datum

26 April 2023

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

3 May 2023

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Kurs

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

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in
Datum

27 April 2023

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs
Datum

16 May 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

23 May 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Good Scientific Practice

Course Description & Registration

Referent/in

Helga Nolte

(Mitglied des Teams Good Scientific Practice)

Datum

25 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

26 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Kurs

Using digital media for learning

Course Description & Registration

Datum

6 June 2023

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

13 June 2023

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

27 June 2023

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Kurs

Ihr Werkzeugkoffer für die digitale Lehre an der Universität Basel

Course Description & Registration

Datum

22 June 2023

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Zielgruppe/Anmerkungen

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Writing & Publishing

Course
Course instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Writing to Be Published

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor
Date

7 March 2023

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

14 March 2023

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

21 March 2023

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Boost Your Career: Fit for Own Third-Party Funding

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Susanne Matuschek

(Matuschek Consulting)

Date

7 March 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

28 March 2023

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit 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

30 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Effizient wissenschaftlich schreiben - Der Weg zum Text

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor
Date

4 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Communication

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Out with It! - Training for Voice, Speech, Body Language

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Katharina Padleschat

(Raus mit der Sprache)

Date

22 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

23 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Out of the Box! Visualize Your Science

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

8 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

15 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Presentation Training

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

28 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Conflict Management and Better Communication

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson

(insideoutsolutions.ch)

Date

18 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

19 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Communicate Effectively – Collaborate Constructively

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

26 April 2023

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

3 May 2023

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

17 May 2023

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Increase Your Wordpower

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

9 May 2023

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Science Communication on Social Media

Course Description & Registration

Date

11 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

15 May 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Bewusst kommunizieren und konstruktiv zusammenarbeiten

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

6 June 2023

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

13 June 2023

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

27 June 2023

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

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

Project Management for Researchers

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic

Date

20 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Course Instructor

Martin Feigenwinter

(perspectiva)

Date

23 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

24 February 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Science Events Planning and Management

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

8 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Project Management – a Toolbox for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Sina Saladin

(Manage Science)

Date

10 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

24 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Successful Team Leadership

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Rob Thompson

(RTTA)

Date

13 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

14 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Finde deinen «PhD-Flow» – Fokussiert arbeiten, motiviert promovieren

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

15 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

30 March 2023

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

12 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Time Management - How to Get Things Done by Managing Yourself and Your Time

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Thomas Teichler

(Lead to Trust)

Date

20 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

27 March 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Self-Branding and Self-Promotion

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Petra Wüst

(Wüst Consulting)

Date

3 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

4 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Imposter Syndrome? Overcome Self-Doubt and Boost Your Career Growth

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

11 April 2023

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Self-Management and Career Success

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

13 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

14 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Thesis Defense Training

Course Description & Registration

Date

24 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

25 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates

Course

Wen-Do: Self-Assertion and Empowerment

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

5 May 2023

9:45 AM - 1:45 PM

12 May 2023

9:45 AM - 1:45 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Ready for Take-off – for Early PhDs

Course Description & Registration

Date

11 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

1 June 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Early PhDs (1st Year)

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course
Course Instructor
Date

2 June 2023

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

7 June 2023

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

16 June 2023

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

21 June 2023

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Negotiation Skills for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Rob Thompson

(RTTA)

Date

5 June 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

6 June 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Intuitive Decision Making

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Mirja Michalscheck

(Lemon Tree Coaching)

Date

20 June 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

21 June 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Intercultural Communication

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

26 June 2023

09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

27 June 2023

09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

28 June 2023

09:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Career & Innovation

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Writing Attractive CVs and Cover Letters

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Riana Paola

(Language Center, University of Basel)

Date

24 February 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Job Interviews - How to Be Prepared

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

6 March 2023

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

17 March 2023

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

14 April 2023

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Finding a Post-Academic Career

Course Description & Registration

Date

25 April 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

2 May 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

12 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

How to Find Your Job after Your Postdoc

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

16 May 2023

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Postdocs

Course

Starting a Professional Career in Industry

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Monika Clausen

(Clausen & Netzwerkpartner)

Date

7 June 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

8 June 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced 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

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

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Daniel Angerhausen

Amran Salleh

(Explainables Science Communication)

Date

8 March 2023

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

9 March 2023

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Project Management for Researchers in the Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Dimitrije Krstic

Date

3 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

18 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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
Date

3 May 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

17 May 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

31 May 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

14 June 2023

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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
Date

4 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

9 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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

8 May 2023

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

22 May 2023

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

5 June 2023

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

19 June 2023

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Engage, Inform, Inspire - Presentation skills for Natural and Life Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Samuel Lagier

(SamSpeaksScience.com)

Date

25 May 2023

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

1 June 2023

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

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

Writing for Publication in the Social Sciences and Humanities

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Stephan Meyer

(Sprachenzentrum, Universität Basel)

Date

31 March 2023

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

5 May 2023

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

2 June 2023

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Careers Beyond Academia for Social Sciences and Humanities

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Verity Elston

Date

17 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

28 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Project PhD: The Path to a Successful Doctorate

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

20 April 2023

9:00 AM- 5:00 PM

21 April 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Disclaimer

The program is subject to change. Please check the website for changes and read the course descriptions as well as the conditions carefully.

Questions? Please contact us!
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    University of Basel GRACE - Graduate Center Transferable Skills Petersgraben 35, Postfach
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