The Generic Skills courses are directed towards students who are doing a doctorate/PhD as well as the mid-level faculty and is free of charge for them. For external doctorate students, the courses are subject to charge.

The programme serves the in-depth study of interdisciplinary topics and supports young researchers during their academic career. Some courses also prepare the students for their working life outside of university.

Spring 2017

Writing Successful Grant Proposals

With Dr. Susanne Tönsmann

Get both general and personalized feedback on acquiring funding.
Depending on who registers, the course will either be held in German or English.

Friday, 27 January 2017, 09:15-12:30 and 13:30-16:30, Room 3.B48

Friday, 10 February 2017, 09:15-12:30, Room 3.B48

Further Information

Grant proposal

Course fees for external doctoral students: CHF 150


Deadline: 06 January 2017

Data Handling with R: Introduction Multivariate Statistics and Visualisation

A customized introduction to one of today's most frequently used statistics programs

With PD Dr. Katharina Manderscheid and Dr. des. Tobias Philipp


Monday, 08 May 2017, 9:00-17:00, Room HS 13 till 14:00, then 1.B05

Monday, 22 May 2017, 09:00-17:00, Room HS 13 till 14:00, then 1.B05

Further Information

Data Handling with R

Course fees for external doctoral students: CHF 300


Deadline: 31 March 2017