Courses offered by the Graduate Academy

The focus of the Graduate Academy's program is to offer need-based courses and workshops for all junior researchers of the university. In particular, the program encompasses transferable skills courses in the following four core areas:

  1. Professional and Career Development

  2. Management and Leadership

  3. Communication and Presentation

  4. English for Academic Purposes (english+)

We further offer

Registration details

  • After successfully completing a course offered by the Graduate Academy, you will receive a certificate of attendance. If you attend more than one course, we can also issue an overall certificate, listing all your courses; in this case, please contact us for further information.

  • For all courses offered by the Graduate Academy you are required to pay a fee of currently 30 Euros per course day (usually 6-8 hours of training). Please note that, to firmly secure your spot, this fee is due prior to the beginning of the course! Further details can be found on the page for each course.

  • You will find the registration form for each course on the individual course page once registration is open!
 

Events

20. February 2017 - 29. May 2017   14:15 - 16:00 English Conversation Workshop: Talking in Academic Contexts
In many academic contexts, the ability to switch to talking in English is essential for...
21. March 2017 - 28. March 2017   Academic Presenting at Conferences: Delivering Effective and Successful Talks
In particular, we will cover the following topics:understanding the communicative function of...
07. April 2017   10:00 - 12:00  Pathfinder through the funding maze - Kompass durch den Förderdschungel
You seek sources of funding for independent research, fellowships, your own position, and other...
25. April 2017 - 23. January 2018   08:15 - 10:00 Academic Language Skills: English Grammar and Vocabulary for Academic Writing and Speaking
Communicating well in international academic contexts requires a good grasp of English language...
27. April 2017   Wissenschaftskommunikation
Manche Forscher siedeln Wissenschaftsjournalisten direkt neben der „Bild“ an, denn Journalisten...