Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment

General Skills Courses

Skills courses at Wageningen University

These courss are organised mostly by Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) and are open for participation to all SENSE PhD students. The WGS courses comprise a.o.:

  • Writing and Presenting courses
  • Skills courses
  • Ethics courses
  • PhD well-being
  • Working in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Career oriented courses / Assessment
  • English for IELTS

Other relevant course site of Wageningen University:

Skills courses at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The VU language centre offers a number of English courses relevant to PhD candidates.

Skills courses at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

The Centre for Information Technology (CIT) organises a number of IT courses that are available to all SENSE PhD Students.

Skills courses at Leiden University

These courses are available to members of Leiden University and very limited to participants of some organisations (KNAW, Erasmus University and LUMC). The Leiden University general PhD skills courses are divided in:

  • Research skills
  • Personal effectiveness and communication
  • Career councelling

Other relevant course sites of Leiden University:

Skills courses at Radboud University Nijmegen

Unfortunately, the Radboud University PhD courses are only available to PhD students who have a promotor that is affiliated to the Radboud University.