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All PhDs have to draw up their own personal training programme in consultation with their PhD supervisor as part of their PhD Trajectory Plan. Together, they decide which courses the PhD should take, depending on their previous training. PhDs should follow (or have followed) sufficient training in Methods, Disciplinary and Interdisciplinary Theory (equal to 30 ECTS). Which courses are relevant for you depends on your PhD trajectory and the programme group in which you are involved.

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Results: 1 - 14 of 14
  • Great Thinkers Seminar Series

    During this series AISSR faculty members present the work of a great thinker in the field of social sciences immersing us in key features of the social science canon and ‘Great Thinkers’ and to explore contributions across disciplinary lines.

  • PhD Course Ethnographic Methods

    This course is for PhD students who use ethnographic methods, including participant observation and open interviews, to engage in detailed case studies.

  • Methodology Course Research Design

    The objective of this course is to help AISSR students of all disciplines to develop the research design and methodology for their own research project.

  • GSSS Master and external courses

    Courses fitting the individual PhD candidate's needs and featuring skills and topics that complement personal expertise and contribute to the project, under the condition that the programme group approves this participation.

  • Agreement with the Social Science Graduate School of the VU University in Amsterdam

    AISSR has an agreement with the Social Science Graduate School of the VU University to the exchange of course participation free of charge for PhD candidates.

  • Information about registration

    All AISSR PhD Candidates are requested to develop a training programme with their supervisor and document this in their PhD Trajectory Plan. PhD and supervisors decide together which courses the student should take, depending on their previous ...

  • AISSR Educational Committee

    The AISSR Educational Committee PhD has the task of assuring the quality of teaching and of the teaching process of the AISSR-GSSS PhD educational programme.

  • Writing up Research: English Academic Writing

    The course focuses on preparing participants to write up fieldwork, write articles for publication and to write PhD theses.

  • Short Intensive Courses (SICs)

    Short Intensive Courses (SICs) are initiated, developed and organised by PhDs themselves. The aim of a SIC’s is to bring PhDs from various programme groups together to jointly discuss key methodological, theoretical or other academic related work.

  • Didactische vaardigheden voor startende docenten

    Goed voorbereid aan de slag met studenten.

  • Time management

    Deze praktische training leert je hoe je rust en overzicht creëert, hoe je efficiënter werkt. Deze training is specifiek bedoeld voor promovendi en post-docs.

  • Advanced Social Science Theory Course

    This course is focused on key concepts in the social sciences, and based on the reading of old and modern classics. The aim of the course is to stimulate participants to reflect on - and reconsider - the theoretical premises that guide their own ...

  • Academic publishing workshop

    This workshops aims to demystify academic publishing, by giving tips and guidelines on submitting and revising your academic articles, and on how to deal with rejection.

  • Introduction to Academic Writing

    A short practical course for people beginning their research/PhDs, this course focuses on the fundamentals of academic writing, looking at articles, theses, and at argument, structure, style, paragraphing, writing for different audiences and ...