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Offers for the middle phase of the doctorate

Crisis management - resilience and inner stability during the doctorate: The Corona crisis required various changes and adjustments to the doctoral work. In order to optimize the change processes, the Humboldt Graduate School offers a workshop on resilience and crisis management followed by group coaching, where the workshop topics can be deepened with the trainer.

How to give a talk: In this interactive workshop, participants practice presenting in a small group. In addition, this course offers the opportunity for interactive reflection and peer exchange. The language of instruction and presentation is English.

Introduction and conclusion in academic texts: In this workshop, participants will learn the basic functions of introduction and conclusion in academic writing. They will also develop criteria for a good introduction and conclusion and try them out in a creative writing exercise.

Managing the doctoral project: Participants learn the basics of project management with a focus on planning a doctorate. The techniques covered will be practiced on the participants' individual PhD cases. As a result, participants create a plan for their (remaining) doctoral time and learn how to use it. Instead of presenting golden rules, the advantages and disadvantages of different project management techniques are explained.

Self-Marketing (online): This course is designed to teach the basics of self-marketing and allow participants to develop their own strategies and priorities.

Statistics with SPSS: Sooner or later, (almost) every doctoral thesis involves statistics. In the course, participants review the most important statistical basics as well as the execution and interpretation of the most important statistical tests in SPSS.

Women among themselves: Self-confident and visible as a doctoral student: In this interactive two-part online training, female doctoral students strengthen their self-confidence and visibility. To achieve sustainable results and changes, they work on three levels in the training: the mental, the emotional and the action level. The goal is also to proactively strengthen the relationship with the doctoral supervisor. Participants learn to take themselves seriously and to actively shape the time of their doctorate.

Freie Universität Berlin - Dahlem Research School: Dahlem Research School (DRS) is the central institution for young researchers at Freie Universität Berlin. It coordinates a broad range of doctoral programs, advises on all issues related to structured and individual doctoral studies, and offers an inspiring qualification program.

Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin - Humboldt Graduate School: The Humboldt Graduate School is the central institution for the strategic promotion of scientists and scholars in the early career phase at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Technische Universität Berlin - Center for Junior Scholars: The Center for Junior Scholars acts as a kind of pilot for all questions concerning young scientists from the doctoral and postdoc phases to junior professorships or junior research group leadership.

Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin - Doctoral College: The Doctoral College of Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin offers students and doctoral candidates of Charité an extensive and free range of student tutorials on basic skills of scientific work.

Berlin University Alliance - Graduate Studies Support Program: The Alliance of Excellence offers a comprehensive qualification program reflecting the different phases of a doctorate. The offerings are free of charge and open to all BUA doctoral students.