The Research Training Group is based on the following pillars:

Specialized scientific knowledge

The PhD students broaden and deepen their scientific knowledge in their area of specialization by:

  • attending lectures and seminars
  • taking active part in colloquia and summer schools
  • practicing in laboratories of other research institutions
  • visiting congresses.

Communicative competences

The PhD students improve their communication and presentation techniques and get expertise in knowledge transfer by:

  • attending adequate training courses
  • guiding students during practical courses.

Interdisciplinary competences / Soft skills

The PhD students can develop strategies and expertise for their scientific career. The main issues focus on:

  • data management (statistics)
  • project management
  • scientific writing, publishing own research results
  • writing proposals for grants and funds
  • training for job application.