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Research Skills training program at the Doctoral School

Ph.D. programs at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid under RD 99/2011 Regulations for Doctoral Studies in Spain consider the completion of cross-curricular credits. UC3M's Doctoral School offers a semester program to obtain said credits.

  • The format (in-person or virtual) is indicated next to the title of each activity on the Course Information section below.
  • Schedules according to Spain Peninsular Time (CET).
  • Minimum attendance requirement to obtain credits: 75%. See course descriptions for further details.
  • Required level for English courses: B2/C1. Admission in these courses is subject to validation from the teachers.
  • Fees: 45,02 € per credit, unless otherwise stated or scholarship discount.

Registration

Registration form
 

Application deadline:

Before February 22, 2024 for starting activities on April and March

Application period for the rest of the courses. up to 2 weeks before the beginning

Doubts and iInquiries: gestiondoctorado@uc3m.es

Assessment

Assessment from students of former editions is available at Research Skills Training. Students' assessment.

SECOND SEMESTER | Curso 2023-2024

Calendar

Curso / Seminario Febrero Marzo Abril Mayo Junio Julio  
Semana 26-3 4-10 11-17 18-24 25-31 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-28 29-5 6-12 13-19 20-26 27-2 3-9 10-16 17-23 24-30 1-7 8-14
Academic Writing in English M27,
J29
M5,
J7
M12,
J14
M19,
J20
                               
Presentaciones eficaces   V8,
 
L11,
V154
L18,
M19
                               
Dissertation Writing Skills in English           M2,
J4
M9,
J11
M16,
J18
M23,
J25
                     
Trabajo en equipo, colaboración eficaz y gestión del conflicto               L15,
J18

M23,
J25

M30                    
Philosophy of Science and Doctoral Research Design (ideas Puzzle Software)                     L6,M7
X8,V10
                 
Autogestión emocional eficaz                    

L6,
J9

L13,
J16

L20              
UC3M_MensaludPhD (Programa de Promoción de la Salud Mental y el Bienestar Psicológico para Estudiantes de Doctorado)       J21     J11   J25   J9   J23              
Speak More Clearly in English                     L6,
X8
L13,
X15
L20,
X22
L27,
X29
           
Iniciativa Emprendedora y Creación de Empresas                         M21,
J23

L27,
X29,J30, V31

           
Uso y Gestión de las Fuentes de Información para la investigación                              

L10,X12

V14

L17,X19

V21

L24,X26

V28

L1,X3  
Data Visualization                           M28 M4 M11 M18      

Course details

Academic Writing in English | Presencial
2 créditos
Language: English
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Duratión: 8 sesions de 2h
Session:27, 29, febrero 5,7,12,14,,19,20 marzo 2024 | 17:30-19:30 h. 
Classroom:1.2.G04 Edificio Agustín de Betancourt (Campus de Leganés)
10 places
Programa

Presentaciones eficaces | Virtual
2 créditos
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duratión: 5 sesions de 3h 30min
Session:8,11,15,18,y 19 marzo 2024 | 10:00-13:30 h.
Classroom:  Plataforma Class Collaborate
20 places
Programa

Autogestión emocional eficaz | Virtual
2 créditos
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duratión: 5 sesions de 3h 
Sesionns: 6, 9, 13, 16, 20 marzo 2024 | 10:00-13:00 h.
Classroom: Plataforma Class Collaborate
20 places
Programa
 

Dissertation Writing Skills in English | Presencial
2 créditos
Language: English
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Duration: 8 sesions de 2 h
Sesionns:2,4,9,11,16,18, 23 y 25 abril 2024 | 17:30-19:30 h
Classroom:1.2.G04, Edf. Agustin de Betancourt (Campus de Leganés)
10 places
Programa

Trabajo en equipo, Colaboración Eficaz y gestión del conflicto | Presencial
2 créditos
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 5 sesions de 4h
Sessions: 15, 18, 23, 25 y 30 abril 2024 | 9:30 a 13:30 h. 
Classroom: 2.0.C05, Edf. Sabatini (Campus de Leganés)
20 places
Programa

Speak More Clearly in English | Presencial
2 créditos
Language: Inglés
Lecturer: Juan Ignacio Durán
Duratión: 8 sesions de 2 h
Sessions: 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 y 29 mayo 2024 | 16:00-18:00 h.
Classroom:7.2.H03, except session on 8th May in classroom 7.2.J04, Building. Juan Benet ( Leganes Campus)
10 Places

Programa

UC3M_MensaludPhD | Online except the last session in-person
No reconoce crédito, se emitirá certificado de asistencia
Language:Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 5 sesions de 1h 30min
Sesisons:  21 marzo, 11, 25 abril  9 y 23 de mayo | (última sesión presencial)
Classroom: Plataforma virtual Class Colaborate y session on 23 May in-person (Building Carmen Martín Gaite 18.0.C05)
25 plazas
Inscrición gratuita
Programa

Philosophy of Science and Doctoral Research Design (Idea Puzzle Software| online
1 crédito
Language: English
Lecturer: Ricardo Morais
Duration: 4 sesions de 2h
Sessions: 6, 7,8, 10 mayo 2024 | 11:00-13:00 h.
Modalidad: online: Zoom
15 plazas
Inscripción gratuita
Programa

Iniciativa emprendedora y creación de empresas | Virtual
2 créditos
Language: Español
Lecturer: Mª Jesús Nieto, Alicia Rodríguez y Mª José Herrero
Duration: 4 sesions de 4h + 2 sesiones de 3 h
Sessions: 21, 23, 27 y  29 de mayo | 10:00-14:00 h.
                 30 y 31 de mayo 2024 | 11:00 - 14:00 h
Aula virtual: Aula Global
20 plazas
Programa

Uso y gestión de las fuentes de información para la investigación en entornos digitales | Presencial
3 créditos
Language: Español
Lecturer: Javier Calzada y Antonio Serrano
Duration: 9 sesions de 3 h
Sessions: 9 sesions (8 + 1 sesión especializada) 10, 12, 14, 17, 19 y 21 de junio , 1 y 3 de julio30 2024 | 12:00 a 15:00 h
sessions especializadas: derecho 24 junio, Ciencia Sociales 26 junio y ciencias e Ingenierías 28 de junio |12:00 - 15:00 h
Modalidad Híbrida: Aula 18.0.C05 + Aula Global
Programa

Data Visulalization with R | Presencial
2 créditos
Language: Inglés
Lecturer: Iñaki Ucar
Duration: 4 sesions de 3 h
Sesisons: 28 de mayo y 4, 11, 18 de junio 2024 | 10:00 - 13:00
Modalidad: Presencial Aula: 7.2.J04
Programa

Calendar

Course / Seminar October November December January February March
Week 16-22 23-29 30-5 6-12 13-19 20-26 27-3 4-10 11-17 8-14 15-21 22-28 29-4 5-11 12-18 19-25 26-3
Academic Writing in English Mo16,
We18
Mo23,
We25
Mo30,
Th2
Mo6,
We8
                         
Presentaciones eficaces   Tu24,
Fr27
Tu31,
Th2
                           
Trabajo en equipo y gestión del conflicto       Mo6,
We8
Fr17 Tu21,
Fr24
                     
Dissertation Writing Skills in English           Tu21,
Th23
Tu28,
Th30
Mo4,
Tu5
Tu12,
Th14
               
Seminario El Almendro 2023                 Fr15                
Speak More Clearly in English                   Th11 Tu16,
Th18
Tu23,
Th25
Tu30,
Th1, Fr2
       
Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva exam)                   Fr12 Mo15,
We17
Mo22,
We24
Mo29,
We31
       
Autogestión emocional eficaz                   We10,
Fr12
Mo15,
Fr19
Mo22          
Introducción a R con tidyverse, modelos lineales generalizados (GLM) y datos desbalanceados                     Mo15, Tu16;
We17,
Th18
Mo22,
Tu23,
We24,
ThJ5
         
Enjoy the Ride: Writing, Mindset and Project Management Skills for Doctoral Students                         Fr2 Fr9 Fr16 Fr23 Fr1

Course details

Academic Writing in English | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 October; 2, 6, 8 November 2023 | 17:30-19:30 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A09, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description
 

Presentaciones eficaces | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 24, 27, 31 October; 2 November 2023 | 9:00-14:00 h.
Classroom: 18.1.A10, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 places
Course description
 

Trabajo en equipo y gestión del conflicto | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 6, 8, 17, 21, 24 November 2023 | 9:30-13:30 h.
Classroom: 18.1.A11 (except Nov 8: 18.1.A09), Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 places
Course description
 

Dissertation Writing Skills in English | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 21, 23, 28, 30 November; 4, 5, 12, 14 December 2023 | 17:30-19:30 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A04, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description
 

Seminario El Almendro 2023 | In-person/Online
1 credit
Language: English
Coordinator: Javier Rodríguez
Duration (prospective): 5 hours
Session: 15 December 2023 | Schedule: TBA
Venue: TBA
No place limit
Free registration
Seminar description
 

Speak More Clearly in English | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Lecturer: Juan Ignacio Durán
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 January; 1, 2 February 2024 | 15:00-17:00 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A05,  Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description
 

Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva exam) | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Lecturer: Juan Camacho
Duration: 15 hours
Sessions: 12, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 January 2024 | 15:30-17:30 h. (except last session: 15:30-18:30 h.)
Classrooms: 18.0.A05. Carmen Martín Gaite Building | Last session: 17.2.75, Ortega y Gasset Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description
 

Autogestión emocional eficaz | Online
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions:10, 12, 15, 19, 22 January 2024 | 9:30-13:30 h.
Online classroom: Aula Global platform 
20 places
Course description
 

Introducción a R con tidyverse, Modelos Lineales Generalizados (GLM) y datos desbalanceados | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturers: Stefano Cabras y Juan Miguel Marín
Duration: 24 hours
Sessions: 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25 January 2024 | 10:00-13:00 h. (except Jan 24th: 16:00-19:00 h.)
Classroom: 18.0.A11, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 plazas
Course description
 

Enjoy the Ride: Writing, Mindset and Project Management Skills for Doctoral Students | In-person/online
2 credits
Language: English
Lecturer: Nadia Hakim
Duration: 14,5 hours (13 h of regular classes + 1,5 h of troubleshooting session)
Sessions: 2, 9, 16, 23 February 2024 (10:30-13:45 h.); 1 March 2024 (12:30-14:00 h.).
First and fourth session in person; rest of sessions online.
In-person classroom: 18.1.A011, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe campus)
Online classroom: Zoom
20 places
Course description