Doctoral schools

The doctoral schools provide support for early-career researchers: by organizing training and coaching, by encouraging and enabling PhD students and postdocs to take their professional development and their career into their own hands, by bringing them together and by strengthening their international orientation.

On June 15, 2022 the doctoral schools celebrated their 10-year anniversary! More details here.

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Training & coaching


Generic competences


Academic research competences


Career development

Career development resources

Competency Overview Uhasselt

Competency framework

An important part of preparing for any further professional step is becoming (more) aware of the competences you have developed and/or want to develop further.



The mentoring programme is aimed at supporting (post)doctoral researchers in their further career development. It is a one-on-one interaction between an experienced mentor and a less experienced mentee.

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Online tools

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