Workshop/Seminar am

Veranstaltungsort: Online

Learn the fundamentals of good academic writing in English and practice applying them to your own humanities projects.

23.10.2020 | 09:00 - 18:00
24.10.2020 | 09:00 - 18:00
13.11.2020 | 09:00 - 18:00


Dr. Melinda Johnston

Target Group
Researchers writing doctoral theses or those preparing articles for publication.

Number of Participants

Course Description
In this course participants are introduced to the fundamentals of academic writing in the humanities in English. Combining theory and practical exercises, participants will learn a variety of skills. These include: mastering the basics of good structure and flow, as well as using outlines and ‘signpost’ words; formulating a strong thesis statement; understanding the role of introductions and conclusions; employing specific academic vocabulary; writing without language bias; and appreciating the differences between informal and formal English. On the third day, participants will have the opportunity to give and receive feedback on their work.

1,5 Credit Point can be obtained by attending this course. Please contact your faculty for the recognition of performance for the doctoral degree.


  • Dr. Melinda Johnston