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Transferable Skills

The Aarhus University Graduate Schools offer a large variety of courses in transferable skills.

Information on the application procedure, deadline etc. can be found on the Graduate School website or in the course description.

The calendar is organised in chronological order.


PhD course: Put your discoveries to use in society (fall 2015)

Increase the value proposition of your research and hereby the possibility of new founding

The aim of this course is to teach PhD students to use a methodology that sprung out of the start-up environment and now taught at NSF, Berkley, Stanford and many universities around the world. To increase the PhD students’ ability to identify and increase the societal value of their research and thereby increase to possibility of raising more founding - and make to them capable of performing the challenging leap from test- and lab facility to the real world.

The course takes place on September 21st (9:00-15:45), September 23rd (9:00-16:15), October 19th (9:00-16:30) and November 16th, 2015 (9:00-15:15).

For more information and registration please visit this link.

The course is expected to be offered again in the spring 2016.

Planning and controlling a PhD project

Planning and controlling a PhD Project (in English)

This course will give a brief introduction to Project Management disciplines with focus on planning and controlling the students own PhD projects. As a specific outcome all participants will have a plan with deliverables, milestones, and schedules for their PhD Project

The course takes place on:

  • Wednesday 11 March 2015 9.00-16.00
  • Thursday 12 March 2015 9.00-16.00

Last day to be announced

Deadline for registration is Wednesday 11 February 2015

For more information please visit this link

Grant writing courses - Spring 2015 (Research Support Office, Aarhus University)

Writing Sucessful Grant Applications (in Danish)

The course takes place on 25 March and 8 April 2015

For more information please visit this link

Writing Sucessful Grant Applications (in English)

The course takes place on 20 May 2015

For more information please visit this link


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