Wageningen Graduate School Courses
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.
1 PhD Competence Assessments
2 Writing and Presenting courses
3 Communication skills courses
4 Project and Management skills courses
Increase Reading Speed + Brain Rythm + Memory Boost
Brain Training follow-up
If you participated in the Speed Reading or Brain training course you can participate in this follow-up course.
Project and Time Management
Planning, control, monitoring and management of the research project and time are essential in accomplishing the PhD
Research Data Management
This course consists of lectures and practical assignments that cover various aspects of managing research data: from organising your data files during data collection to publishing your final dataset.
Searching and Organising Literature
Make effective use of scientific information sources in the Wageningen University & Research Digital Library and EndNote
5 Courses on teaching
Skills in teaching and supervising course are offered by Educational Staff Development
6 PhD Well Being
7 Ethics courses
Ethics in Plant and Environmental Sciences
This one day course focuses on ethical issues that are encountered when doing research in plant and environmental sciences.
Ethics for Social Sciences Research
One-day seminar on dealing with ethical issues in human subjects research
Philosophy and Ethics of Food Science and Technology
Series of six discussion sessions including hands-on dealings with ethical, philosophical, and societal issues surrounding science
This 1 day-course focuses on an array challenges related to scientific integrity.
Scientific Integrity & Ethics and Animal Science
This 3-days course aims at WIAS PhD candidates and consists of 2 modules: 1) Scientific Integrity (1 day) and 2) Ethics and Animal Science (2 days).
NB: Module 1 Scientific Integrity can be followed as a separate course by non-WIAS PhD candidates. If you are not a WIAS PhD candidate, instead of registering for this course of 2 modules, please register for the course Scientific Integrity.
8 Career oriented courses / Assessment
9 Other courses
Staff courses on PhD Supervision
Trainings are strongly recommended as element of Tenure Track