Providing Opportunities for PhD students 4TU

TU/e PROOF program
The TU/e PROOF program is specifically aimed at PhD students, and aims to support PhD students in the development of transferable skills, needed to successfully finish their PhD as well as to prepare for their next career step. The PROOF program is now open for registration for PhD students from TU Twente, TU Delft and Wageningen University. 
The below table shows which courses are suggested in which phase of the PhD project. The courses are designed to match the specific PhD phase. However, PhD students are free to follow the courses at any other time during their PhD project.

1st year

2nd year

3rd year

  • Taking Charge of your PhD Project
  • Scientific Integrity
  • Information Literacy and Research Data Management
  • PhD Project Planning and Time management
  • Poster Pitch
  • Giving an Audience-Focused Presentation
  • Writing Articles and Abstracts
  • Taking Charge of your PhD Project: the follow up
  • Supervising Msc Students
  • Supervision on Supervising skills
  • Teaching Skills for PhD Students
  • Exploitation of Research Results
  • Exploitation of Research Results
  • How to start your own business

Registering and other information 
If you are interested in taking one of our courses please send a mail to Training Support and we will send you the dates of the courses. 
You may then register by filling out the web form. After filling in and submitting this form, you will receive confirmation once your registration has been processed. Three weeks before the course commences you will receive an invitation with all relevant information such as course location, trainer, and, if applicable, preparatory assignments to be sent to the trainer in advance of the course. 

If there are not enough participants registered for a course, it will be canceled, at least three weeks in advance of the starting date. You will receive notification of the cancelation, and you are then free to register for another date. 

If for some reason you are unable to attend the course you registered for, please inform us as soon as possible so we can make your place available to other PhD students.