BIOME - Soft Skills

Soft Skill Workshop Attendance Sheet

BIOME graduates have to attend at least one soft-skill workshop a year. M.D./Ph.D candidates are obliged to attend at least two soft-skill training sessions a year. Please download this attendance sheet to help you document your participation at the workshops:

Workshop Attendance Sheet

31.01-01.02.2019 Presenting in Academia: How to give a good talk

Target audience: BIOME members close to the end of their PhD/post-docs
Host: GC Plus
Venue: Innovationsfabrik des SSC, Essen Main Campus, Room V15 S01 C97
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Trainer: Jan Schilling
Language: English
Participants: 14
Registration: Register here by 17.01.2019

12.02.2019 Patenting Process and Patent Research in Life Sciences

Target audience: BIOME members
Host: UDE Patent Office / CRC 1093 Workshop
Venue: Morning session: Essen Main Campus, Room S05 T05 B01; Afternoon session: Essen Main Campus, PC Pool Room S03 S03 A05
Time: 10.15 – 12.45 and 14.15 – 16.45 
Trainers: Dr. Isabel Aller and Dr. Wolfram Schleich
Language: English
Participants: 20 per session

21.02.2019 Career Alternatives in the Biomedical Professions

Target audience: BIOME members
Host: BIOME and UDE Career Service (ABZ)
Venue: Universitätsklinikum Essen, Lehr- und Lernzentrum, Deichmann-Auditorium, Virchowstraße 163a, 45147 Essen
Time: 16:00-18:00  
Trainer: REAL Dienstleistungs GmbH
Language: German
Participants: Open
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01-12.2019 DiMento for BIOME Doctorates

This collaboration project with UDE’s Career Service (ABZ) is aimed at all doctorates who wish to pursue a career in the German industry after their PhD. The one-year programme is open to both genders, with a focus on candidates with a diversity background.
Language: German (C1 or higher)
Venue:  Universitätscampus Duisburg
Registration deadline: 04.11.2018

2019 UKE's Training Programme

Seminars within the categories 1, 3, 4 and 5 of the further training programme at the Universitätsklinikum Essen are considered to be equivalent to other soft-skill workshops.

Programme 2019

Ongoing UDE's Career Service (ABZ)

Some of the wide-ranging workshops offered by UDE's Career Service may be of great interest and use to BIOME members.


Ongoing German for Guest Scientists/Visiting Researchers

German language courses at different levels are offered to guest scientists and visiting researchers by the University of Duisburg-Essen's Institute for Optional Studies.
Contact and Registration:

Current Programme

Ongoing German for International Medical Doctors

The Universitätsklinikum Essen is offering a German course tailored to meet the needs of local international medical doctors. 

Contact and registration:

Aspects covered in this language course include:

  • Conversations with patients
  • Medical German for doctors
  • Themes and contents considered relevant by the participants in their professional day-to-day lives.