Competence & Skills courses

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Courses offered by Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS)

Wageningen Graduate Schools (WGS) offers a variety of courses aimed at all PhD candidates, regardless of the field that they are operating in. These courses comprise of competence strengthening, career building, language as well as facilitating courses. A reduced fee is available for (1) Wageningen PhD candidates with an approved Training and Supervision Plan, and (2) Wageningen postdocs, who are a member of PE&RC, EPS, WASS, VLAG, WIAS, or WIMEK. Generally, the discount is 50% but for more specific information you have to look at the course descriptions as posted on the WGS course website. Click here for the WGS courses and activities that are currently on offer.

Wageningen Writing Lab

Coached by a peer-tutor, you can improve your writing skills and learn to apply new strategies. You will find us in the library in the Forum. Click here for more information

Courses offered by Educational Staff Development

These courses focus on teaching skills and are only open to employees of Wageningen UR. There is also one course specifically for PhD candidates who want to explore the art of teaching within university settings. More information and application for these courses can be found here.