Soft skills and career

Beside scientific excellence, successful scientists can also develop additional skills in the fields of communication, project and time management, leadership and in general, to those aspects related to social relationships. Here you can find a list of soft skills courses offered either by the NCCR TransCure or by other scientific institutions.

Courses 2017

Date & placeTopicDetailsOrganiser
01.03.17NCCR TransCure Career Pathway LectureFlyerNCCR TransCure
27.-28.09.17Soft skills workshop:
"Career Opportunities in Science and beyond" & "Strategic Application for Jobs outside Academia"
Career Opp. 
Strategic App.
NCCR TransCure

Media and writing training with journalists (DE, FR, EN)

Dates and registration for Media Training
Writing training
Swiss National ScienceFoundation (SNSF)


Past courses

Continuing education and career services

A great variety of soft skill courses, language courses and career support are offered by the continuing education and career centers of the Swiss Universities. Follow the link to centers of your institutions.

Continuing education in Bern, Zürich University and ETHZ, Basel and Lausanne.

Career service in Bern, Zürich University and ETHZ, Basel and Lausanne