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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 cross-curricular 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: 49,84 € per credit, unless otherwise stated or scholarship discount.

 

Registration

 

Application period closed. Call for applications will be open again in the first semester of the 2022/2023 academic year.

​Inquiries: gestiondoctorado@uc3m.es

SECOND SEMESTER | Academic year 2021-2022

 

Calendar

Course / Seminar February March April May
Semana 14-20 21-27 28feb-6 7-13 14-20 21-27 28-3apr 4-10  11-17 18-24 25-1may 2-8 9-15 16-22 23-29
Online Seminars: Employability and entrepeneurship for PhD candidates Tu15, Th17 Tu22,
Th24
                         
Enjoy the ride: Writing, Mindset and Project Management Skills for Doctoral Students     F4 VF1 F18 F25                  
Presentaciones eficaces       Tu8,
Th10
Tu15,
Th17
                   
Academic Writing in English       Tu8,
Th10
Tu15,
Th17
Tu22,
Th24
Tu29,
Th31
               
Dissertation Writing Skills in English                   Tu19,
Th21
Tu26 Tu3,
Th5
Tu10,
Th12
Tu17  
Speak More Clearly in English                   W20,
F22
W27,
Th28
Tu3,
W4
W11,
Th12
   
Autogestión emocional eficaz                   Th21 Tu26,
Th28
Tu3,
W4
     
Research Design with Idea Puzzle                       F6      
Reflexiones transversales en ciencia Pre-recorded online activity

 

Course / Seminar June
Semana 30may-5 6-12 13-19 20-26 27-31
Universidad y propiedad intelectual M30 thr
F3
       
Uso y gestión de las fuentes de información Tu2 Tu7,
Th9
Tu14,
Th16
Tu21,
Th23
Tu28
Iniciativa emprendedora y creación de empresas     M13,
Th16
M20,
Th23,
F24
 
Reflexiones transversales en ciencia Pre-recorded online activity

 

Course details

 

Online Seminars: Employability and entrepeneurship for PhD candidates  | Virtual
0,5 credits per seminar
Lecturer: Manolo Castellano
Sessions:
ESP: Carreras alternativas al mundo académico. 15th of February, 2022 | 3:00-4:30 pm
ENG: Alternative career pathways after your PhD. 17th of February, 2022 | 3:00-4:30 pm
ESP: LinkedIn, empleabilidad y networking. 22nd of February, 2022 | 2:30-4:30 pm
ENG: LinkedIn, employability and networking. 24th of February, 2022 | 2:30-4:30 pm
Limited seats (allocation on a first come, first served basis).
Registration is only allowed in one language version of each seminar (Spanish or English)
Free registration

Enjoy the ride: Writing, Mindset and Project Management Skills for Doctoral Students  | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Lecturer: Nadia Hakim-Fernández
Duration: 12 hours + 4 hours of out-of-class work
Sessions: 4, 11, 18, 25 of March, 2022 | 10:00-13:00 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A04, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 seats

Presentaciones eficaces | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 8, 10, 15, 17 of March, 2022 | 9:00-14:00 h.
Classroom: 2.0.C05, Sabatini Building (Leganés Campus)
20 seats

Academic Writing in English  | In-person
2 credits
Idioma: Inglés
Lecturer: Daniel Martín González
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 of March, 2022 | 17.30-19.30 h.Building (Leganés Campus)
(Campus de Leganés)
10 seats

Dissertation Writing Skills in English  | In-person
2 credits
Idioma: Inglés
Lecturer: Daniel Martín González
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 19, 21, 26 of April; 3, 5, 10, 12, 17 of May, 2022 | 17.30-19.30 h.
Classroom: 4.1.D03, Torres Quevedo Building (Leganés Campus)
10 seats

Speak More Clearly in English  | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Juan Ignacio Durán
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 20, 22, 27, 28 of April; 3, 4, 11, 12 of May, 2022 | 15:00-17:00 h.
Classroom: 2.0.C15, Sabatini Building (Leganés Campus)
10 seats

Autogestión emocional eficaz | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturer: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 21, 26, 28 of April; 3, 4 of May, 2022 | 9:30-13:30 h.
Classroom: 2.0.C03, Sabatini Building (Leganés Campus)
20 seats

Research Design with Idea Puzzle  | Virtual
1 credit
Idioma: Inglés
Lecturer: Ricardo Morais
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 6 of May, 2022 | 10:00-14:00 h.
20 seats
Free registration

Universidad y propiedad intelectual  | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturers: Fernando Bondía, Sara Martín Salamanca y Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 30 of May through 3 of June, 2022
Classroom: 18.0.A12, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 seats

Uso y gestión de las fuentes de información para la investigación en entornos digitales  | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturers: Francisco Javier Calzada y Antonio Serrano
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 of June, 2022
Classroom: 14.0.2, Concepción Arenal Building (Getafe Campus)
20 seats

Iniciativa emprendedora y creación de empresas | Virtual
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Lecturers: Mª Jesús Nieto, Alicia Rodríguez y Mª José Herrero
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 13, 16, 20, 23, 24 of June, 2022
20 seats

Reflexiones transversales en ciencia  | Virtual
1 credit per series
Language: Spanish
Coordinator: José Manuel Torralba
Duration: 9+10 conferences (approx. 90 min. each)
Unlimited seats 
Free registration

FIRST SEMESTER | Academic year 2021-2022

 

Calendar

Course / Seminar October November December January February
  18-24 25-31 1-7 8-14 15-21 22-28 29-5  6-12 13-20 10-16 17-23 24-30 31-6 7-13
Presentaciones eficaces   Tu26
Th28
W3
Fr5
                     
Academic Writing in English     Tu2
Th4
Tu9
Th11
Tu16
Th18
Tu23
Th25
               
Speak More Clearly in English         M15
W17
M22
W24
Fr26
M29
W1
Fr3
             
Trabajo en equipo y gestión del conflicto         Tu16
Th18
Tu23
Th25
               
Dissertation Writing Skills in English                   M10
W12
M17
W19
M24
W26
M31
W2
 
Autogestión emocional eficaz                   Tu11
Th13
Tu18
Th20
Tu25    
Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva Exam)                   Tu11
Th13
Tu18
Th20
Tu25    
Seminario El Almendro 2021                 Fr17          

Course details

 

Presentaciones eficaces
2 credits
Course language: Spanish
Teacher: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 26 and 28 of October; 3 and 5 of November, 2021 | 9:00-14:00 h. 
Classroom: 18.0.A10, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 places
Assessment Survey


Academic Writing in English
2 credits
Course language: English
Teacher: Eoin Higgins
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 2, 4, 9, 11, 18, 20, 25 and 27 of November, 2021 | 17:00-19:00 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A08, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Assessment Survey
 

Speak More Clearly in English
2 credits
Course language: English
Teacher: Juan Ignacio Durán
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 15, 17, 22, 24, 26 and 29 of November; 1 and 3 of December, 2021 | 15:00-17:00 h.
Classroom: 18.1.A10, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
8 places
Assessment Survey
 

Trabajo en equipo y gestión del conflicto
2 credits
Course language: Spanish
Teacher: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 16, 18, 23 and 25 of November, 2021 | 9:00-14:00 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A10, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 places
Assessment Survey
 

Dissertation Writing Skills in English
2 credits
Course language: English
Teacher: Eoin Higgins
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 and 31 of January; 2 of February, 2022 | 17:00-19:00 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A03, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe campus)
10 places
Assessment Survey
 

Autogestión emocional eficaz
2 credits
Course language: English
Teacher: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 11, 13, 18, 20 and 25 of January, 2022 | 9:30-13:30 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A10, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 places
Assessment Survey


Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva exam)
2 credits
Course language: English
Teacher: Juan Camacho
Duration: 15 hours
Sessions: 11, 13, 18, 20 and 25 of January, 2022 | 15:30-18:30 h.
Classroom:
11, 13, 18, 20 of January: 18.0.A03, Carmen Martín Gaite  Building (Getafe Campus)
25 of January: 17.2.75, Ortega y Gasset Building (Getafe Campus)
8 places

Seminario El Almendro 2021
1 credit
Seminar language: English
Coordinator: Javier Rodríguez
Session: 17 of December, 2021 | 10:00-13:15 h.
Venue: Lecture Hall, Padre Soler Building (Leganés campus)
The session will be livestreamed and also uploaded to the University’s media site in January
Unlimited places. Free registration.