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EducationThe Faculty Graduate SchoolsGraduate School of Science and EngineeringPhD programmeTraining programme

Course overview

The Graduate School of Science and Engineering offers a number of courses to which PhD students can register as part of their educational programme. Training regarding transferable skills, research skills as well as career orientation is available for our PhD students.

The table below gives an impression of the courses the Graduate School organises, but PhD students can also choose from a wide array of courses and training activities organised by local and national research schools and various university departments.

Courses For PhD students
English conversation for Academics (basic, intermediate and advanced) .... who want to improve their spoken English so that they can communicate effectively in both formal and informal settings
Publishing in English … who want to improve their English writing skills (and are currently writing a paper)
Supervising thesis students who act as daily supervisors for the final research project of bachelor and master students.
Dutch level 1

... who wish to get a first experience with 'real' Dutch in a friendly setting (CEFR A0-A2)

Dutch level 2

... who wish to follow-up on the course Dutch level 1 (CEFR A1-B1)

Practical Data Visualization for scientists … who wish to visually express results of their work in terms that are easily, and compactly, understandable for large audiences.
English writing course for PhD students ... who have difficulties with certain aspects of English grammar (and are therefore not able to attend e.g. Publishing in English).
Presentation Skills … who want to learn how to successfully compose and deliver a presentation
Reach Out! Toolkit for Science Communication and Public Engagement … who want to learn how to explain their research to a non-expert audience (press, grant committees, company interview committees)
Teaching … four courses on specific didactic skills for teaching at the university
Last modified:12 March 2019 09.43 a.m.