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

06. February 2017 - 20. March 2017   16:30 - 20:00 Workshop Academic Writing (Discussions with Feedback on Work in Progress)
In particular, our discussion will focus on the following issues of writing:how to give your paper...
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. February 2017 - 28. February 2017   Academic Writing, Module 2: Constructing English Paragraphs and Texts
In particular, the course covers the following topics:finding and selecting ideas; clustering what...
02. March 2017 - 03. March 2017   Visible and Influential: Making the most of Self-marketing and Networking
Participants practice for specific academic contexts (team meetings, international conferences...
07. March 2017 - 14. March 2017   Academic Writing, Module 3: Developing Academic Sentences in English
In particular, the course covers the following topics:applying the stylistic conventions of...