The Graduate School for Biological Sciences

Important information:

Only students fulfilling the requirements of the GSfBS core programme are eligible for the courses limited to GSfBS students.

For course requests and registration please contact isabell.witt(at)

For course timetable information, please use this mouse over link: Course offers 2016

Course offers 2017 (not yet full programme)



"Good Scientific Conduct"
Trainers: Prof. Dr. Sigrun Korsching, Prof. Dr. Peter Schreier, Dr. Isabell Witt

Trainer: Prof. Dr. Peter Schreier

"Presenting Professionally"
Trainer: Andrea Roos (

"Scientific Writing"
Trainer: Dr. Ruth Willmott (

"Designing and presenting a scientific poster"
Trainer: Dr. Ruth Willmott (

"Getting Funded"
Trainer: Dr. Ruth Willmott (

"Career Mentoring and Management workshop"
Trainer: Dr. Ruth Willmott (

"Skills for project managers" and "Conflict management"
Trainer: Sabine Lerch (,

"Effective (Gender-Related) Communication in the Scientific Arena"
Trainer: Andrea Roos (

Trainer: Prof. Dr. Röbbe Wünschiers (

"Stats Literacy", "Data Analysis" and "Data Visualisation"
Trainer: Dr. Rick Scavetta (

"German for International students and postdocs, level 1 and 2"
Trainer: Petra Schulz


"Tandem for students and group leaders"
Trainers: Dr. Ruth Willmott (, Dr. CJ Fitzsimons (
two days preparatory course for students in Cologne
three days in a place outside Cologne
two days follow up for group leaders in Cologne






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