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Research Skills training program at the Doctoral School

Some Ph.D. programs at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid under RD 99/2011 Regulations for Doctoral Studies in Spain require the completion of 6 cross-curricular training credits.

All courses, seminars and workshops are conducted online.

Course schedules according to Spain Peninsular Time (Central European Time, CET).

Registration fees: 49,84 € per credit, unless indicated otherwise or scholarship coverage.

 

Application

 

Application form

 

Application period open:

  • Seminario Junior (deadline: 21st of May, 2021)
  • Reflexiones transversales en ciencia (deadline: 20th of June, 2021)

 

These courses must be approved by your PhD tutor or advisor. For this purpose, it is required to upload to your application this authorization (signed with electronic or handwritten signature) or a pdf of your tutor/advisor's e-mail giving their approval. To upload either of these files it is required to access the application form with your UC3M student e-mail or Gmail account. 

 

Inquiries: gestiondoctorado@uc3m.es

SECOND SEMESTER 2020-2021

2021
Course / Seminar / Workshop March   April May
  1-5 8-12 15-19 22-26 Easter 5-9 12-16 19-23 26-30 3-7 10-14
Dissertation Writing Skills in English
2 credits. English.
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Places: 10. NO PLACES AVAILABLE. Further applications will be put on waiting list.
Tu2
Th4
Tu9
Th11
Tu16
Th18
Tu23
Th25
             
17:00-19:00
Presentaciones eficaces
2 credits. Spanish.
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Places: 20. NO PLACES AVAILABLE. Further applications will be put on waiting list.
    M15
Th18
M22
Tu23
Th25
F26
             
9:00-12:00
Trabajo en equipo y gestión de los conflictos
1 credit. Spanish.
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Places: 20
          Tu6
Th8
Tu13
 
       
9:00-12:00
Academic Writing in English
2 credits. English.
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Places: 10. NO PLACES AVAILABLE. Further applications will be put on waiting list.
          Tu6
Th8
Tu13
Th15
Tu20
Th22
Tu27
Th29
   
17:00-19:00
Make texts sound natural in English
2 credits. English.
Lecturer: Juan Ignacio Durán
Places: 8. NO PLACES AVAILABLE. Further applications will be put on waiting list.
          W7 M12
W14
M19
W21
M26
W28
   
16:00-18:00
Autogestión emocional eficaz
2 credits. Spanish.
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Places: 20. NO PLACES AVAILABLE. Further applications will be put on waiting list.
              Tu20
Th22
Tu27
Th29
Tu4
Th6
 
9:00-11:30
Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva exam)
2 credits. English. 
Lecturer: Juan Camacho
Places: 8
                  W5
F7
M10
W12
F14
16:00-19:00
Research Design with Idea Puzzle
1 credit. English.
Lecturer: Ricardo Morais
Places: 20. NO PLACES AVAILABLE. Further applications will be put on waiting list.
Free registration
                  F7  
10:00-
14:00
Seminario Junior 20-21 | Web
2-3 credits. Spanish/English
Coordinators: J. Almenara, R. González, C. Trenado, V. Varo and R. Vega
Places: unlimited. Free registration
  F12   F26   F9   F23   F7  
15:30-17:00
Reflexiones transversales en ciencia
1 credit. Spanish.
Coordinator: José Manuel Torralba.
Places: unlimited. Free registration.
Pre-recorded activity during the second semester.
                     

 

 

 

2021
Course / Seminar May June
  17-21 24-28 31-4 7-11 14-18 21-25 28-2
Iniciativa emprendedora y creación de empresas
2 credits. Spanish.
Lecturers: Mª Jesús Nieto, Fco. Javier Sánchez and Mª José Herrero
Plazas: 20
M17
Th20
M24
F28
M31        
10:00-14:00
Universidad y propiedad intelectual
2 credits. Español.
Lecturers: Fernando Bondía, Sara M. Salamanca and Teresa R. de las Heras
Places: 20
   M24 through
F28
         
16:00-
20:00
Uso y gestión de las fuentes de información
2 credits. Spanish.
Lecturers: Fco. Javier Calzada and Antonio Serrano.
Places: 20. NO PLACES AVAILABLE. Further applications will be put on waiting list.
    Tu1
Th3
Tu8
Th10
Tu15
Th17
Tu22
Fr25
Tu29
Th2
9:30-12:00 9:30-10:30
UC3M Ticket to Open Science
Regular sessions (1,5 hours) + Open Science Cafés (1 hour)
2 credits. English.
Coordinator: Eva Méndez
Places: 45
Free registration
 
Th20 Th27 Th3 Th10 Th17 Th24  
11:00-14:00
Seminario Junior 20-21
Further Information on previous chart
F21            
15:30-
17:00

FIRST SEMESTER 2020-2021

2020
Course / Seminar / Workshop September October November December
  15-19 21-25 28-2 5-9 12-16 19-23 26-30 2-6 9-13 16-20 23-27 30-4 7-11 14-18 21-22
Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva Exam)
2 credits
English
Lecturer: Juan Camacho
Places available: 8

Course description
W16,
F18


16:00-18:30
M21,
W23,
F25

16:00-18:30
M28



16:00-18:30
                       
Autogestión emocional eficaz
2 credits
Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Places available: 20

Course description
  Tu22,
W23,
Th24

9:00-11:30
Tu29,
W30,
Th1

9:00-11:30 
                       
Presentaciones eficaces
2 credits
Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Places available: 20. NO MORE PLACES AVAILABLE.

Course description
      Tu6,
W7,
Th8

9:00-12:00
Tu13,
W14,
Th15

9:00-12:00
                   
Uso y gestión de las fuentes de información
2 credits
Spanish
Lecturers: Francisco Javier Calzada y Antonio Serrano.
Places available: 20. NO MORE PLACES AVAILABLE.

Course description
            Tu27,
Th29

9:30-
12:00
Tu3,
Th5

9:30-
12:00
Tu10,
Th12

9:30-
12:00
Tu17,
Th19

9:30-
12:00
Tu24,
Th26

9:30-
10:30
       
Academic Writing in English
2 credits
English
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Places: 10. NO MORE PLACES AVAILABLE.

Course description
                Tu10,
Th12

17:00-19:00
Tu17,
​Th19

17:00-19:00
Tu24,
​Th26

17:00-19:00
Tu1,
​Th3

17:00-19:00
     
Make texts "sound" natural in English
2 credits
English
Lecturer: Juan Ignacio Durán
Places available: 8. NO MORE PLACES AVAILABLE.

Course description
                        Th10,
F11
15:00-17:00

 

M15, X16,
J17,
V18

15:00-17:00
L21

15:00-17:00

 

Iniciativa emprendedora y creación de empresas
2 credits
Spanish
Lecturers: Mª Jesús Nieto, Alicia Rodríguez and Mª José Herrero
Places available: 20. NO MORE PLACES AVAILABLE.

Course description
                      W2


10:00-
14:00
W9


10:00-14:00
M14,
W16,
F18

10:00-14:00
 
Workshop: Research Design with Idea Puzzle
1 credit
English
Lecturer: Ricardo Morais
Places available: 20
Free registration

Workshop description
                        Th10

10:00-
14:00
Th17

10:00-
14:00
 
Seminario El Almendro 2020
1 credit
English
Coordinator: Javier Rodríguez
Unlimited places
Free registration

Seminar description
                          F18

11:00-
16:30
 
Seminario Junior 2020-2021
2-3 credits
English/Spanish
Coordinators: J. Almenara, R. González, C. Trenado, V. Varo y R. Vega
Unlimited places
Free registration

Seminario Junior 20-21
Check the seminar's website for updates.
      F9

15:30-17:00
F16

15:30-17:00
  F30

15:30-17:00
  F13

15:30-17:00
  F27

15:30-17:00
  F11

15:30-17:00
   
Webinar series: Reflexiones transversales en ciencia: la importancia de más y mejor ciencia
1 credit
Spanish
Coordinator: José Manuel Torralba
Unlimited places
Free registration

Reflexiones transversales en ciencia
                  Tu17

17.30
Tu24

17.30
Tu1

17.30
  Tu15

17.30
 

 

 

 

2021
Course / Seminar / Workshop Enero Febrero
  11-15 18-22 25-29 1-5 8-12 15-19 22-26
Dissertation Writing Skills in English
2 credits
English
Lecturer: Eoin Higgins
Places available: 10. NO MORE PLACES AVAILABLE.

Course description
Tu12,
Th14

17:00-19:00
Tu19,
Th21

17:00-19:00
Tu26,
Th28

17:00-19:00
Tu2,
Th4

17:00-19:00
     
Trabajo en equipo y gestión del conflicto
1 credit
Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Places available: 20. NO MORE PLACES AVAILABLE.

Course description
  Tu19,
Th21

15:30-18:30
Th26


15:30-18:30
       
Seminario Junior 2020-2021
2-3 credits
Initiated in 2020
F15

15:30-17:00
  F29

15:30-17:00
      F26

15:30-17:00
Webinar series: Reflexiones transversales en ciencia:
 la importancia de más y mejor ciencia

1 credit
Initiated in 2020
 
Tu12

17.30
Tu19

17.30
Tu26

17.30
Tu2

17.30
Tu9

17.30
Tu16

17.30