Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research

Soft skills

In order to develop your personality in addition to your professional knowledge, you will have to obtain 8 ECTS credits in the context of so-called soft skills.

The House of Competence offers a wide range of seminars on generic competences categorised into five core topics (SP1-SP5).
You can choose seminars (2 or 3 ECTS credits) to help you improve:

  • Your self-organisation / learning organisation (SP1),

  • Your presentation or communication skills (SP2),

  • your ability to work methodically (SP3),

  • Your scientific writing style (SP4) or

  • Your ability to shape / form your future prospects (SP5).

The Language Centre offers language courses that generate 2-3 ECTS credits. For students at KIT, one course per semester is free of charge.
The languages offered are:

German courses are offered by the Studienkolleg. You have to be enrolled to attend a course


Soft Skills

To evolve your personality beside your scientific knowledge, you have to do 8 ECTS points in the context of so called soft skills.
The House of Competence offers a broad vatiety of seminars on generic competences, categorized in five core themes (SP1-SP5).
You can choose seminars (2 or 3 ECTS points),  that help you to improve :
  • your self organization/ learning organization (SP1),
  • your presentation or communication skills (SP2),
  • your competence to work methodically (SP3),
  • your scientific writing style (SP4) or
  • your ability to design/shape your future perspectives (SP5).
 

 
The Sprachenzentrum (language center) offers language courses, that generate 2-3 ECTS points. For students at KIT, one course per semester is for free.
Languages offered are: