Adobe InDesign

Course schedule

Dates Start time End time Coordinator registrations
4 and 5 November 2019 09:00 17:00 Jos Smelik 12 / 12 Add to waiting list

Course description

InDesign is part of the “Creative Cloud” which lets you combine photos/graphics/ illustrations, tables, charts and text with a remarkable ease. It is extensively used because of its integration with other Adobe applications such as Photoshop and Illustrator. Therefore the knowledge of all three programs is highly recommended so consider subscribing for the courses Photoshop and Illustrator.

General Information

Target Group: PhD's and Post-Docs
Group size: 8-12 participants
Course duration: 2 days
Language: English
Credit points: 0.6 ECTS
Self-study hours: 0
Name lecturer: Iliana Boshoven-Gkini

1 and 2 July: Forum, PC0616


With the completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the main functionality and structure of the program

  • Navigate through the different functions

  • Create and save new documents

  • Define “Master Pages” and understand their powerful use

  • Place and format your text with the use of toolboxes

  • Import, create and format tables, figures, illustrations and charts

  • Build large and complex documents such as a PhD thesis with various elements (photos, figures, tables, etc)

  • Design attractive and functional posters

  • Create professional layouts for your CV or motivation letter

  • Export problem-free PDFs according to the specifications of the printer

  • Understand the importance of typography.

During these two days we will dive in to real design challenges so you can practice the theory. If you have a challenge you want to share with the group feel free to send an email to before the beginning of the course. You will be provided with a manual of the theory and hand-outs of the presentation.


Reduced fee:
• PhD candidates of Wageningen University with an approved Training and Supervision Plan (TSP) who are registered at one of the WU graduate schools (EPS, PE&RC, VLAG, WASS, WIAS, WIMEK)
• Postdocs of Wageningen University who are registered at one of the WU graduate schools
€ 125
University fee: All other PhD candidates / Wageningen University postdocs and staff € 250
External fee: All other participants € 500

Fee includes study and training material, coffee/tea and lunches.

Cancellation condition

You may cancel free of charge up to four weeks before the start of the course. After this date you will be charged the University fee. Unless:

  • You can find someone to replace you in the course and supply the course coordinator with the name and contact information of your replacement.
    In this case you will only be charged a € 50,- cancellation fee.
  • You (PhDs and postdocs of Wageningen University) have a valid reason to cancel (illness or death in the family 1st or 2nd degree).
    In this case you will be charged the reduced fee and your supervisor/PI must send a mail indicating the reason for cancellation.


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