Complementary skills 2017/18

last modified Sep 20, 2018 09:06 AM

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

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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

Information Technology


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Research and Intellectual Property enhancement Subjects: Creation of an Enterprise with high technology contents; Privacy agreements and material/animal transfer; Industrial and Intellectual Property protection in contracts and research projects.


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