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Elective qualification milestones

We consider the milestones marked with an (*) to be particularly important.

 

* Peer-reviewed first-author publication

 

* Conference talk in front of international audience

 

* Poster presentation

 

* Contribution in the are of science communication

Possible contributions are

  • popular scientific article
  • blog article on a research topic
  • press release
  • public talk (science goes public, science slam, …)
  • contribution to an exhibition
  • similar contributions
 

 

*Cooperation with science or industry partners

 

This could be

  • research stay in another group
  • contribution to a joint research proposal (‘Verbundantrag’)
  • coordination of joint-authors publications with another research group
  • internships
  • organization of tasks at fairs or exhibitions
 
 

*Research stay abroad

 
  

Principles and rules of scientific work

*Good scientific practice

 
  

*Research data management

 
  

Ethics in science

 
  

The German/European science system

 
  

 

Personal competencies

*Gender competence and intercultural competence

 
  

*Conception and presentation of scientific work

 

This can involve training and workshops in

  • presentation skills
  • writing skills
  • science communication
  • how to write proposals and applications
  • similar courses and/or workshops
 
 

*Moderation, leadership

 
  

Time management, project management

 
  

Assessment centre training

 
  

 

Higher-education didactics - student supervision - workshop organization

Higher-education didactics

 
  

*Student supervision and teaching

 

Examples are:

  • supervision of theses, projects, student assistants
 
  • courses, tutorials, exercises, lab courses
 
 

* Organization of scientific workshops/events

 
  

Attendance to advanced courses and lecutres

 
  

Attendance to technical/scientific trainings and schools

 

For example

  • summer/winter schools
  • trainings for methods or equipment
 
 

Lecture courses on fundamental competences

 

For example

  • statistics
  • metrology
  • quality management
  • business economics
  • patent law
  • programming
 
 

*Proficient knowledge of scientific English

 
The Language Centre of the Universities Bremen offers courses for all target groups and language levels www.fremdsprachenzentrum-bremen.de 

*Basic to independent knowledge of German

 
  

Additional language certificates

 
  

General Information

MAPEX will curate a central list of achieved milestones for every member of the programme, please hand in all certificates and proofs of achievements/participation by email: mapexphdprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Milestones achieved before registration to the programme will be accepted provided they have been acquired after graduation from the university degree programme, that entitles to pursue a doctorate.

A transcript of records based on this list can be issued at any time, please contact mapexphdprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de.

Please feel free to suggest further elements for the list of milestones.

Updated by: MAPEX