Certificate in Research Management

Entry Requirements

The European Certificate in Research Management is designed for individuals with at least four years of experience in research management and administration, gained in several of the areas covered by the units.

Participation Requirements

Each student undertaking the Certificate In Research Management qualification will be required to

- Identify a Professional Mentor to provide support throughout the qualification. Read more about the Professional mentor in our  Professional Mentor Guidance Brochure!

- Plan the sequence and pace at which you wish to undertake the qualification. Submit a Study Work Plan, choose your Optional Units.

- Undertake min. 45 hours formal learning in total, at least 24 hours via EARMA Workshops.

-  Undertake a minimum of 18 hours contact time with your Professional Mentor.

- Undertake a minimum of 135 hours self-guided learning, such as work shadowing, secondment, peer support,  include reading, research and the preparation of written assignments.

- Complete assessed work for six units, submit assignment for one optional and five mandatory. Submit Learning Record Sheets, including a record of what has been learned from the study.

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Advanced Training Centre (FTU)
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EARMA represents the community of Research Managers and Administrators within Europe. Our members work at the forefront of building the European Research Area.


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