Joint PhD courses

The SEA-EU Joint PhD Courses is an activity based on the principle of reciprocity: Each SEA-EU partner university offers PhD courses to doctoral candidates from other partner universities. 

Each partner opens its existing transversal (and/or scientific) courses targeted to PhD-Candidates for the alliance (reserving a few places for SEA-EU members) or even creates new courses for the alliance.

During the first funding phase (until September 2022) the offer is available for doctoral candidates in the interdisciplinary marine sciences. We are hoping to extent the offer to all doctoral candidates in the next funding period.

We strengthen our alliance by coordinating and maintaining an up-to-date list of joint PhD courses. Thereby, SEA-EU doctoral candidates can access all the information needed for enrolment into these online courses here centrally.
The platform/list is updated regularly as new courses become available.

We are looking forward to your applications!

Conditions of enrolment:

  • The course offers are meant for SEA-EU Alliance Universities’ doctoral candidates: Registration is only considered if made with a valid institutional email address.
  • By applying to any of the courses you agree that your data (name, affiliation, email) will be passed on to the course instructor and the corresponding universities’ entity in case your application is confirmed.
  • A certificate of participation will be issued, upon attendance to >75% of the course.
  • Registration is binding.


List of upcoming courses for 2023:

Write a Data Management Plan. Initiation (UBO); Application Deadline: 24 March 2023.

DOC6008 – Research Impact: Involving Stakeholders to Improve Funding Success (UM); Application Deadline: 22 March 2023

Project Management – for natural, engineering and life sciences (CAU); Application Deadline: 26 April 2023

Access and utilization of biological material in the EU and abroad- what is the Nagoya Protocol and do you have any obligations if you are a researcher working in the EU? (CAU); Application Deadline: 04 June 2023

Show your science – Advanced Presentation Skills (CAU); Appliction Deadline: 07 May 2023

More courses and further details are soon to be announced.

List of past courses from Oct 2021- Dec 2022:

Peer reviewing (CAU)

Find a Job in Germany – Working Conditions and Work Culture (CAU)

Academic Writing in English (CAU)

Slidewriting and Storylining (CAU)

Statistics (CAU)

Paper Writing Academy (CAU)

Ethics in Research (UNIST)

I build my bibliography with Zotero (UBO)

Research Impact: Make Yourself Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Ready (UM)

Business Modelling with the Business Model Canvas (G2) (CAU)

English for writing research papers (UCA)

I build my bibliography with Zotero (UBO; relaunched)

Philosophy of Science: Truth in Science (UG)

From PhD to Innovator (CAU, offered in partnership with Young Entrepreneurs in Science & Falling Walls Foundation)

Take the best of Euraxess portal to boost your career (UBO)

Research Impact: involving stakeholders to improve funding success (UM)

I build my bibliographies with Zotero (UBO)