February 13 | How to survive your PhD


Course information

  • Type: Course (2,5 ECTS)
  • Dates:
    February 13 (Monday) 2017
    February 20 (Monday) 2017
    March 6 (Monday) 2017
    March 20 (Monday) 2017
  • Time: 09.30 - 12.30
  • Location: EUR Woudestein campus Rotterdam (directions)
    session 1 & 2: VB-01 (V Building)
    session 3 & 4: VB-09 (V Building)
  • Course fee:
    free for PhD candidates of the Graduate School
    € 340,- for non-members
    Consult our enrolment policy for more information
  • Contact:
    Menno Verbeek (enrolment-related questions) verbeek@egs3h.eur.nl
    Claartje van Sijl (course-related questions) claartje@vansijl.com
  • Telephone: +31 (0)10 4082607 (Graduate School)

This course provides starting PhD candidates with an informative framework and techniques to make an effective start to their PhD project. The course will help you to get your project well underway and prevent problems and delays later on.

Aims and working method
Course topics include connecting with your peers, setting up the project management and planning of your PhD project, making the best use of your time and energy, staying motivated, and interacting effectively with supervisors, other key faculty members and support staff.

This intensive course consists of four half-day sessions with practical training directly applied to your work complemented with online self-study modules and Q&A webinars. Participants will be informed well

About the instructors

Claartje van Sijl is a professional trainer and coach who focuses on early career academics and other creative thinkers who want to redefine their life and work trajectory. She personally knows the academic working environment from a variety of perspectives, as a researcher (PhD in Philosophy,Utrecht University) as well as from the perspective of supporting staff.

More information
Deadline for enrolment is January 30 (Monday) 2017
Course description