The HIGRADE programme includes courses related to environmental research, transferable skills and other scientific activities. Within the broad field of environmental research, scientific courses are related to the UFZ´s six research units.  

In agreement with their advisory committee, the doctoral researchers can choose from the whole range of courses offered, enabling them to combine those courses that best serve the completion of their PhD project and their career development. External courses like summer schools or workshops can also be accepted for the HIGRADE Curriculum, after consultation with HIGRADE.

HIGRADE courses are open to external cooperation partners, provided places are available.