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Measures Coronavirus (Covid-19), update September 20 - 2021

We offer training sessions as stated in the training schedules below (in-person, online and blended).

We strictly adhere to the corona rules of Wageningen University and the Dutch government, safety and health are paramount. When the rules for training sessions change they will be posted on this website.

From 25 September, the maximum of 75 persons per room no longer applies, and facemasks are no longer required when moving through a building.

Many have eagerly awaited these adjustments, and it is great to be able to see each other “live” once more. However, we will adhere to the basic measures: take a self-test twice a week, wash your hands frequently, cough and sneeze in your elbow and no shaking hands. Let us give each other room to adjust to this new situation gradually

Self-tests form an addition to the existing measures on campus. We stress that the tests are taken voluntarily and are meant to identify infections rapidly to create a safe environment. The self-test is not a replacement for the GGD test.

The option to order Self-tests is still available via www.zelftestonderwijs.nl/ You can also find (self-service) containers with self-tests at WUR locations. Instead, Higher Education will receive self-tests from the government/OCW for dissemination. These will be distributed by WUR itself from 1 August. There will be (self-service) containers for this at each WUR location. As soon as the inventory has been completed, we will inform you where these self-service bins will be placed.

For the Dutch (RIVM) measures against coronavirus, click here.

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Wageningen Graduate Schools



Below you can find a list of competences, skills and career oriented courses which are organised by Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) in which the 6 Graduate Schools of Wageningen University (EPS, PE&RC, VLAG, WASS, WIAS and WIMEK) are formally organised. All courses are intended for PhDs and postdocs, except the courses Professional in Supervision and Effective Leadership Styles which are intended for staff supervising WU PhD candidates. Please click on the course name for more information about the course and dates at which the course is given.

01. PhD Competence Assessments

02. Writing and Presenting training

03. Communication skills training

04. Project and Management skills training

05. Training on Teaching

Skills in teaching and supervising training sessions are offered by Educational Staff Development

06. PhD/Postdoc Well Being

07. Ethics training

08. Career oriented training / Assessment

09. Other training

10. Staff training on PhD Supervision

Trainings are strongly recommended as element of Tenure Track

11. Links to training organized by individual Graduate Schools