1. Research Skills Module

  • Scientific culture, ethics and good scientific practice
  • Substainable Development - normative bases and practical applications in scientific papers
  • Introduction to scientific theory
  • Writing workshop for doctoral candidates
  • Academic writing in English
  • Digital publication: optimal visibility for your publication
  • Third party funding acquisition

2. Leadership Skills Module

  • Personnel management
  • Intercultural Management
  • Time management and planning methods for doctoral work
  • Post-doctoral career planning

The following courses are also recommended:

3. Communications Skills Module

  • Communications training
  • Presentations skills: rhetoric workshop and presentations training
  • Introduction to university teaching

4. Specialist Knowledge = Doctoral Candidate Symposium Module

Annual doctoral candidate symposium


Information on current course offerings and online registration can be found under the following link: HFU Akademie.

Dr. Thomas Jechle
Director HFU Akademie
Tel: +49 (0)7723 920-2670
Fax: +49 (0)7723 920-2681
Furtwangen Campus, Room M 0.01
Email: jechle(at)hs-furtwangen.de