Academic Workshops

The Doctoral School organizes a series of workshops focusing on academic practice in each academic year.

The PhD Workshops on Academic Practice cover a wide range of issues, including teaching opportunities (and where to look for them), publication strategies, grant applications and search during and after a PhD, job search and the hiring process. The workshops usually inlude a one-hour presentation and a section for discussion and Q&As.

Please click on the links below to find more details about the workshops organized in each academic year!

Academic Workshops in 2015-16

  • How not to get a PhD?
  • LaTeX software workshop

Academic workshops in AY 2014-15

  • Grant finding with the PIVOT database
  • Organizing notes and bibliographic citations with Zotero
  • Public speaking
  • Academic publishing
  • Academic job market

Academic workshops in AY 2013-14

  • Teaching skills
  • Publishing

Academic workshops in AY 2012-13

  • Presentation skills
  • Job market
  • Research methods
  • Survival tips for the CEU Doctoral Program

Academic workshops in AY 2011-12

  • Teaching in higher education
  • Publishing in academia

Academic workshops in AY 2010-11

  • Public speaking
  • Grants in political science
  • Curriculum and course design
  • Politics and academia
  • Think tanks and academia
  • Project design, methodology and fieldwork
  • Academic jobs
  • Job searching strategies
  • Notes and citations
  • The perfect research proposal
  • Making student life easier
  • Turning papers into publications