Complementary skills 2017/18

last modified Dec 18, 2018 04:04 PM

Ph.D. Students belonging to the Cycles 32 and 33 must participate to the side activities organised by IUSS-Ferrara in order to achieve the minimum of 20 credits in the first 2 years of their Course.


Here below you will find the list of the activities en force in the current year and their credits’ value.

Italian language for foreign students Courses are active Fall/Winter by CLA Link. 5
English lecture

English Lecture Page.

From May to July.

Placement test (mandatory): March 27th, 2018 at IUSS.

Lessons Calendar

PET group

FCE group

CAE group

European Planning Formation (*)

Subjects: EU fundings; Horizon 2020 Program and MarieSkłodowska-Curie focus and actions; how to write a proposal according to H2020; UniFE Referees experiences in H2020.

April 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th 2018, h 9.00-17.00 at Aula Magna IUSS, Corso Porta Mare 2.

Flyer front page

The Program will be published shortly.

"Project Writing" Laboratory

Subjects: European Planning Formation Laboratory (you will access the activity at the end of the participation to the mandatory preparation course and after the test that will take place in April. (*).

Features: reserved to Ph.D. Students only; mentoring by APRE (Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca Europea).

May-July 2018

Still Programming.

Cambridge ESOL Linguistic Certification

Lessons: Calendar 2018

ESOL Exams:

PET: Sat. November 17, 2018 (oral test period: November 9 – 17);

FCE: Sat. November 10, 2018 (oral test period: November 2 – 10);

CAE: Sat. November 24, 2018 (oral test period: November 16 – 24).

All Ph.D. Students enrolled in the ESOL exams must be present, unless they are sick (doctor's certificate is needed)

Pre-test mandatory for accessing the Exams

Exam Preparation Lessons Calendar

5 for attending at least 70% of the English Course

5 upon passing the Cambridge ESOL exam

Computer Technology


Basic goals (for all Ph.D. Students), Dott. Riccardo Zese: November 5 and 6 14.00-18.00, November  7 14:00-16:00, 10 hours


SUS Area, Dott.ssa Brunella Muttillo: November 8, 9, 12, 09:00-11.00, 6 hours

SCITEC Area, Prof. Guido Sciavicco: November 19, 20, 21 and 23, 08:30-11:00, 10 hours

SVISA Area, January 14 and 15, 2019, 13:00-17:00 - 8 hours

NB: Compulsory enrollment

(following official e-mail that you will soon receive)

Basic Course Calendar

SUS Area Calendar

SCITEC Area Calendar

SVISA Area Calendar

Research and Intellectual Property enhancement

c/o Aula Magna IUSS, 2 piano, Corso Porta Mare 2

1st part:

27 November: 9.30-12.30 and 15-17

28 November: 10-12 and 14-17

29 November: 10-12 and 14-17

2nd part:

19 December: 10-13 and 14.30-17.30

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