VU Amsterdam offers you the tools to deepen your knowledge and skills, enabling you to become a fully qualified scientist with an excellent perspective for a career of your choice.
The PhD educational programme of the faculties of Sciences (FEW) and Earth and Life Sciences (FALW) provides for a variety of training courses and activities enhancing your academic, professional and general skills. The details of the training are reported in the Training and Supervision Plan.
European Credits (EC's)
- Scientific integrity (mandatory, 2 EC)
- General academic skills (together with scientific specialization: 8-20 EC)
- Scientific specialization (together with general academic skills: 8-20 EC)
- Research related activities (8-20 EC)
General academic skills
Research related activities
These activities may include for instance visit to conferences, presentation of lectures and posters and participation in workshops.
Please note that you must obtain permission from your supervisor or the financial administrator before you can enrol in these courses.