Courses and events on transferable skills in 2019


  • In the academic year 2018–2019, all doctoral students registered as attending must edit a new supervision document in the new supervision document service. At the moment, there are more than 800 confirmed supervision documents in the supervision document service! Please make sure you have one. The Graduate School will send reminder email on a regular basis to doctoral students whose supervision document has not yet been confirmed by the supervisor-in-charge. More information


  • Formalities & Practices for Grant Researchers informative networking event on 2.5.2019 at Think Corner at the University of Helsinki, Yliopistonkatu 4, Helsinki. The event includes presentations and info booths by organisations useful to grant researchers, such as insurance and pension agencies and EURAXESS, the Europe wide researcher mobility network. More information

  • GSD004 Supervision of doctoral dissertation: Current information on the practices of the University Graduate School on Mon 27 May 2019 at 14:15-16:00 in lecture room Ag Delta (in Finnish) and on Tue 28 May 2019 at 14:15-16:00 in lecture room Ag Delta (in English). Information and discussion event for supervisors of doctoral dissertations. More information

  • The Methods Festival 27.-29.8.2019 Tampere University. The Festival brings together leading international and national experts across a wide range of disciplines to raise issues and discuss current topics and themes in research methodology. The three-day Festival aims at engaging researchers, doctoral researchers and methodology teachers alike to develop their skills and knowledge. Furthermore, it provides opportunities for joint discussion and debate. The festival programme is mainly in Finnish language, but there will be a stream of English sessions. Also part of the plenary speeches will be in English. Registration begins in April 2019. More information


Some of the courses are very popular and fill-up quickly. There may be a waiting list. Be considerate and cancel your registration in Korppi when you know you are not going to show up for the course. By cancelling your registration when necessary, you will give someone else an opportunity to attend the course.

Check from your own Faculty Doctoral School which transferable skills studies can be included in your doctoral degree.

Discipline specific skills

Research skills

Research ethics

Open science

Scientific publishing

Research methodology

Project management

Communication skills

Communication skills, languages, internationality

Science communication

Finnish as a second language

Other competence to support the construction of professional expertise

Career Services' courses


Teaching and Guidance

Workplace skills


Did you know that you can find all upcoming staff training at Uno Learning and wellbeing section? | Tiesithän, että kaikki tulevat henkilöstökoulutukset löydät nykyään Unon Osaaminen ja hyvinvointi –osion koulutuslistalta?