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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 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

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Meine erste Lehrveranstaltung unter Berücksichtigung der digitalen Lehre

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Ulrike Hanke

Date

29 August 2022

2:15 - 5:00 PM

12 September 2022

2:00 - 4:00 PM

21 November 2022

4:00 - 6:00 PM

16 January 2023

2:15 - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Teaching My First Course with Focus on Digital Teaching

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Nina Bach

Date

8 September 2022

4:00 - 6:00 PM

29 September 2022

4:00 - 6:00 PM

10 November 2022

4:00 - 6:00 PM

19 January 2023

4:00 - 6:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Career Funding for Postdocs - Overview and Services

Course Description & Registration

Date

15 September 2022

12:15 - 2:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Python Crash Course (for Beginners)

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

20 September 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

26 September 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

27 September 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

28 September 2022

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Coaching Skills for Supervising Bachelor and Master Students

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

20 September 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

21 September 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Good Scientific Practice

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Helga Nolte

(Member of the team Good Scientific Practice)

Date

21 September 2022

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

22 September 2022

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

23 September 2022

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Career Funding for PhDs - Overview and Services

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

22 September 2022

12:15 - 2:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Descriptive Statistics and Visualisation with R

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

19 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

26 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

gutes Lernen und Gutes tun

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

20 October 2022

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Informationsdesign – Gestaltung von Präsentationsfolien, Postern, Berichten und Handouts

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Martina Schradi

Date

24 October 2022

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

21 November 2022

2h in small groups

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Course Instructor
Date

1 November 2022

1:00 - 5:00 PM

8 November 2022

1:00 - 5:00 PM

15 November 2022

1:00 - 5:00 PM

22 November 2022

1:00 - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Useful Tools for Reference Management and Plagiarism Detection

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Cornelia Eitel
Monika Wechsler

Date

7 November 2022

9:00 - 11:30 AM

14 November 2022

9:00 - 9:45 AM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Publishing Open Access – Why and How to Do It

Course Description & Registration

Date

9 November 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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
Date

10 November 2022

1:30 - 4:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Designing Digital Activities for Student Engagement

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Helen Beetham

Dr. Jean Terrier

Date

15 November 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

29 November 2022

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Ihr Werkzeugkoffer für die digitale Lehre an der Universität Basel

Course Description & Registration

Date

13 December 2022

9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Course Instructor
Date

9 January 2023

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

16 January 2023

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Writing & Publishing

Course
Course instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Writing Productivity - Tools and Techniques

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor

Dr. Philipp Mayer

(Science-Textflow)

Date

19 October 2022

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

25 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Writing to Be Published

Course Description & Registration

Course instructor
Date

2 November 2022

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

3 November 2022

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

4 November 2022

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

11 November 2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2 December 2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

Bewusst kommunizieren und konstruktiv zusammenarbeiten

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

20 September 2022

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

22 September 2022

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

6 October 2022

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

Presentation Training

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

27 September 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

30 September 2022

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

Out of the Box! Visualize Your Science

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

28 September 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

5 October 2022

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

Filmmaking for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Date

3 October 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

4 October 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Storytelling for Researchers

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Samuel Lagier

(SamSpeaksScience.com)

Date

7 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Raus mit der Sprache!

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Katharina Padleschat

(Raus mit der Sprache)

Date

17 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

18 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course

Increase Your Wordpower

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

1 November 2022

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Communicate Effectively – Collaborate Constructively

Course Description and Registration

Course Instructor
Date

10 November 2022

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

17 November 2022

9:15 AM - 5:15 PM

1 December 2022

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

(Pimp Your Science)

Date

19 September 2022

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

Learning How to Lead and to Build a Successful Work Environment

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson

(insideoutsolutions.ch)

Date

28 September 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

29 September 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Negotiation Skills for Scientists

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Rob Thompson

(RTTA)

Date

10 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

11 October 2022

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

13 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

14 October 2022

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

Konstruktive Konfliktlösung - Umgehen mit Macht und Asymmetrie

Course Description & Registration

Date

20 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

21 October 2022

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

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

24 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Wen-Do: Selbstbehauptung und Empowerment

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

31 October 2022

9:45 AM - 13:45 PM

7 November 2022

9:45 AM - 13:45 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

 

 

Course
Wellbeing in Academia

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Michael Peters

Dr. Florian Schulz

Date

10 November 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

17 November 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

18 November 2022

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

1 December 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Stress Management in Performance Situations

Course Description & Registration

Date

28 November 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Project Management in Research

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Sandra Dierig

Date

5 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

6 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course
Assertiveness and Institutional Power Games

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

8 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Effective Meetings - Facilitation Skills and Tools for Successful Interactions

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Carl Emerson

(insideoutsolutions.ch)

Date

14 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

15 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Introduction to Business Management

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

12 January 2023

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

13 January 2023

10:00 AM - 6:00 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

23 September 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Finding a Post-Academic Career

Course Description & Registration

Date

13 October 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

20 October 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

4 November 2022

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

Intellectual Property and Patent Rights: How to Protect Your Idea

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Wolfgang Henggeler

Dr. Patrick Sticher

(unitectra)

Date

27 October 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

What's Next After the PhD?

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

14 November 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

18 November 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates

Course

Networking for Career, Collaborations and Conferences

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Rob Thompson

(RTTA)

Date

1 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs

Course

Starting a Professional Career in Industry

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Monika Clausen

(Clausen & Netzwerkpartner)

Date

24 January 2023

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

25 January 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

19 September 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

20 September 2022

9:30 AM - 5:30 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

10 October 2022

2:00 - 5:00 PM

24 October 2022

2:00 - 5:00 PM

7 November 2022

2:00 - 5:00 PM

21 November 2022

2:00 - 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

14 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

21 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Target Group/ Comments

Advanced Doctoral Candidates

 

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

17 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

31 October 2022

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

2 November 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

16 November 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

30 November 2022

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

14 December 2022

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

8 November 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

11 November 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 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

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

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

25 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

28 October 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Research Data Management for Doctoral Candidates of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Course Description & Registration

Date

3 November 2022

9:15 AM - 4:00 PM

10 November 2022

9:15 AM - 4:00 PM

11 November 2022

9:15 AM - 4:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Course

Überzeugende Drittmittel-Anträge in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Susanne Matuschek, MATUSCHEK CONSULTING

Date

18 November 2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

9 December 2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

Courses for Doctoral Candidates of the Institute for Educational Sciences (IBW)

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Visualize Your Education Science

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor
Date

24 November 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

1 December 2022

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Target Group/ Comments

1 ECTS credit automatically transferred towards the end of the semester

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

Course
Course Instructor
Date
Target Group/ Comments
Course

Für junge Lehrende der Phil.-Hist. Fakultät: Begleitete Evaluation der Leistungsüberprüfung

Course Description & Registration

Course Instructor

Dr. Sandra Hupka-Brunner

Date

Individual appointments by arrangement

Target Group/ Comments

All Doctoral Candidates & Postdocs of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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!
  • Transferable Skills

    Gebäude, Petersgraben 35, Basel
    University of Basel GRACE - Graduate Center Transferable Skills Petersgraben 35, Postfach 2148
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