As a HITEC PhD student you are automatically enrolled in the HITEC programme. You are required to participate in the basic HITEC training programme in order to receive the HITEC certificate as a supplement to you PhD certificate.
Requirements during PhD phase
In the table below HITEC's requirements are marked in green. More information here. According to the requirements of the individual institutes you will visit specific seminars, courses, international conferences etc.. You will discuss this part of the curriculum, marked in blue, with your supervisor.
- 1 Orientation Week (5 days)
- 4 Modules Transferable Skills Training: Presentation, Project Management, Communication in Interdisciplinary and International Teams, Scientific Writing (7 days)
- 1 Retreat (2-3 days)
- 4 HITEC Days (one day each; total of 4 days)
- 1 HITEC Lab (2-3 days)
- Choose an internal Mentor
- Choose an external Mentor
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Thesis Work||Thesis Work||Thesis Work|
|Starter Pack Transferable Skills: Presenting||Transferable Skills: Scientific Writing|
|Starter Pack Transferable Skills: Project Management||1 HITEC Lab
4 HITEC Days
|Starter Pack Transferable Skills: Communication||1-2 Visits with External Mentor|
|Courses/Lectures according to the institute's requirements||Courses/Lectures according to the institute's requirements||Courses/Lectures according to the institute's requirements|
|Seminar Talk, according to the institute's requirement||Seminar Talk, according to the institute's requirement||Seminar Talk, according to the institute's requirement|
|International Conferences/Summer-/Winterschools, according to the institute's requirement|
Of course you are free to visit more courses on an optional basis; all courses will be listed on your HITEC certificate.
For the participation of summer or winter schools HITEC will provide financial support, please contact us. The visit of international conferences will not be funded by HITEC.
Doctoral candidates who have successfully completed the HITEC programme will receive the HITEC Certificate which complements the doctoral award. The Certificate will automatically list the courses of the basic training programme and visits to your external mentor. In addition you can have the visits of international conferences, scientific publications from your PhD work and awards and honours indicated. After the experiation of your working contract Saskia Nieke will contact you in order to prepare the HITEC Certificate. If you have questions beforehand, please do not hesitate to ask.
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