Current Workshops

Here is a listing of the workshops offered by the Competence School this semester. When you register for a workshop at the Research Academy’s Competence School, you accept the conditions for participation that are included in the information section.

Academic Writing & Publishing Research

This workshop helps doctoral researchers to gain practice and confidence in their own writing at whichever level they may be and motivates them to start or to keep writing, whatever the odds are.


Körper, Stimme und Sprechen – Sicheres, verbindliches und souveränes Auftreten

Die Kursteilnehmenden lernen mit Hilfe dieses Kurses die rhetorische Bedeutung von Körper, Körpersprache, Stimme und Sprechen kennen.


Writing Sprints

For those struggling with motivation, procrastination, or confidence, these writing sprints (in English) offer a chance to meet other graduate students, share writing experiences and challenges, and ultimately to get some writing done!


Entscheidungen souverän treffen

Wie die Qual zur Wahl wird: Entspannter Entscheidungen treffen.


How to Write a Competitive DFG-Proposal

The workshop will interactively work out important elements for writing a successful DFG proposal.


Designing Effective Academic Posters

Six basic steps to create an appealing scientific poster.