Generic competences - course offer (2022)

Below is an overview of the available training in generic competences, open to PhD students and/or postdocs at UHasselt in 2022. Generic competences encompass skills, knowledge and attitudes which are not only relevant in an academic research context, but may also be transferred to non-academic work environments. For that reason, they are sometimes also referred to as 'transferable skills'.

You can filter the course offer on the target group and on the targeted doctoral school(s). In the future, you will also be able to filter on the competency cluster(s) addressed (based on the UHasselt competency overview for PhD holders).

Activities are added to the overview below as soon as a date has been set. For activities entailing multiple sessions, the date mentioned in the first column indicates the start date. The duration is mentioned between brackets. All courses are in English, except when explicitly stated otherwise.

In addition to the courses below, please also check our course offer aimed at developing academic research competences, our activities aimed at career development, and the course offer of our partners.

Target group

Doctoral school

Overview of past activities
22 August 2022 - 31 August 2022 8h & 3.5 hPresentation skills for FWO PhD fellowships More info
02 September 2022 - 23 September 2022 (4 x 3h)Academic English - mixed groupdigitally More info
05 September 2022 - 19 September 2022 (7h + 4h)Managing my PhD (edition 3)campus Diepenbeek More info
05 September 2022 - 09 November 2022 (5x5h, 9x2h)A1 Dutch course for international (PhD) students and guestsreal-life + online More info
07 September 2022 (8h)Personal time managementcampus Diepenbeek More info
20 September 2022 - 22 November 2022 (2x 7.5h, within blended trajectory)Project management trajectory for postdocscampus Diepenbeek More info
22 September 2022 (7h)Getting your research to the mediacampus Hasselt More info
23 September 2022 - 15 September 2023 (1 academic year)Postgraduaat bedrijfskunde (Dutch)campus Diepenbeek More info
30 September 2022 (lecture + reception)Discover yourself - a journey to discover your true self and the world around you (PhDrinks)campus Diepenbeek More info
11 October 2022 (8h)Networking for researchers: the basicscampus Diepenbeek More info

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Overview course offer 2021