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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: 45,02 € per credit, unless otherwise stated or scholarship discount.

 

Registration

 

Application form
Please Note: Access the form with an open session on your UC3M e-mail.

Specific application form for Workshop COSMIC Day

Application deadline:
 

  • Workshop COSMIC Day (COmplex Soft Matter InterConnection Day): 1st of December
  • Seminario El Almendro: 11th of December
  • Practice your dissertation's oral exam: until full capacity is reached

Application period is closed for the rest of the courses.

​Inquiries: gestiondoctorado@uc3m.es

 

Assessment

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

 

FIRST SEMESTER | 2022-2023 Academic Year

 

Calendar

Course / Seminar October November December January February
Semana 10-16 17-23 24-30 31-6 7-13 14-20 21-27 28-4  5-11 12-18 9-15 16-22 23-29 30-5 6-12
Presentaciones eficaces Thu13,
Fri14
Tue18,
Thu20
                         
Dissertation Writing Skills in English   Mon17,
Thu20,
Fri21
Mon24,
Thu27,
Fri28
                       
Trabajo en equipo y gestión del conflicto     Tue25,
Thu27
Wed2,
Fri4
                     
Enjoy the Ride: Writing, Mindset and Project Management Skills for Doctoral Students         Fri11 Fri18 Fri25 Fri2   Tue13          
Open Science and Open Innovation Education for Early Career Researchers: DIOSI Event               Wed30              
Workshop COSMIC Day                   Thu15          
Seminario El Almendro 2022                   Fri16          
Speak More Clearly in English                     Mon9,
Thu12
Mon16,
Thu19
Mon23,
Thu26
Mon30,
Wed1
 
Academic Writing in English                     Mon9,
Wed11
Mon16,
Wed18
Mon23,
Wed25
Mon30,
Wed1
 
Autogestión emocional eficaz                     Tue10,
Thu12
Tue17,
Thu19
Mon23    
Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva Exam)                     Tue10,
Fri13
Tue17,
Fri20
Tue24,
Fri27
Tue31  

Courses Information

 

Presentaciones eficaces | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Teacher: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 2022 October 13, 14, 18, 20 | 9:00-14:00 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A06, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
20 places
Course description
 

Dissertation Writing Skills in English | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Teacher: Eoin Higgins
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions:
2022 October 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28
17:30-20:00 h. (sessions October 17, 20, 24, 27)
16:30-19:30 h. (sessions October 21, 28)
Classroom: 18.0.A08, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description
 

Trabajo en equipo y gestión del conflicto | In-person
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Teacher: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 2022 October 25, 27; November 2, 4 | 9:00-14:00 h.
Classroom: 18.1.A11 (Getafe Campus)
20 places
Course description
 

Enjoy the Ride: Writing, Mindset and Project Management Skills for Doctoral Students | Online
2 credits
Language: English
Teacher: Nadia Hakim
Duration: 13 hours + 1h30m troubleshooting session
Class sessions: 2022 November 11, 18, 25; December 2 | 10:00-13:15 h.
Troubleshooting session: 2022 December 13 | 12:30-14:00
Classroom: Zoom virtual platform 
20 places
Course description
 

DIOSI Event: Open Science and Open Innovation for Early Career Researchers | In-person
1 credit
Language: English
Coordinator: Eva Méndez
Duration: 6 hours
Session: 2022 November 30 | 09:30-15:30 h.
Venue: Lecture Hall (Puerta de Toledo campus)
25 places
Seminar description
 

Workshop COSMIC Day (COmplex and Soft Matter InterConnection Day) | In-person
1 credit
Language: English
Coordinator: Lorène Champougny
Duration: 5 hours
Sessions: 2022 December 15
Classroom: 3.S1.08, Rey Pastor Building (Leganés campus)
Places:
For students presenting a poster: 20
For the rest of students: until full capacity is reached
Free registration
Workshop description
 

Seminario El Almendro 2022 | In-person and online
1 credit
Language: English
Coordinator: Javier Rodríguez
Duration: 8 hours
Sessions: 2022 December 16
Classroom: 3.S1.08, Rey Pastor Building (Leganés campus)
Link: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/0e5b3f2fc137405c8e1f8071366f5a55
Places not limited
Free registration
Seminar description
 

Speak More Clearly in English | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Teacher: Juan Ignacio Durán
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 2023 January 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30; February 1 | 15:00-17:00 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A03. Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description
 

Academic Writing in English | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Teacher: Eoin Higgins
Duration: 16 hours
Sessions: 2023 January 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30; February 1 | 17:30-19:30 h.
Classroom: 18.0.A08, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description
 

Autogestión emocional eficaz | Online
2 credits
Language: Spanish
Teacher: Mercedes Cavanillas
Duration: 20 hours
Sessions: 2023 January 10, 12, 17, 19, 23 | 9:30-12:30 h.
Classroom: Aula Global online platform
20 places
Course description
 

Practice your dissertation's oral exam (the Viva exam) | In-person
2 credits
Language: English
Teacher: Juan Camacho
Duration: 15 hours
Sessions: 2023 January 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 | 15:30-17:30 h. (last session: 15:30-18.30 h.)
Classrooms: 18.0.A04, Carmen Martín Gaite Building (last session: 17.2.75, Ortega y Gasset Building)
(Getafe Campus)
10 places
Course description