This module enables students to present, discuss and – at the end of the module – validate problems and challenges in their PhD research and present possible solutions. The students will further develop their skills and competencies: scientific research and analysis skills, communication skills, problem-solving skills, competencies for concept development and project management.
This module is concerned with varying contents according to the PhD research of the individual students and the main areas of research of the chairs and departments they are affiliated to. The module will be attended for two semesters. In the first semester, students present and discuss current problems and challenges in their PhD research and receive feedback from their supervisor as well as fellow PhD students. At the end of the second semester, students present a validation of their discussed problems and challenges and possible solutions and receive, again, feedback.