Workshop/Seminar am

Veranstaltungsort: Villa Tillmanns, Wächterstraße 30, 04107 Leipzig

This workshop helps doctoral researchers to gain practice and confidence in their own writing at whichever level they may be and motivates them to start or to keep writing, whatever the odds are.

05.10.2021 | 10:00 - 17:00
06.10.2021 | 10:00 - 17:00
02.11.2021 | 10:00 - 17:00
03.11.2021 | 10:00 - 17:00

Villa Tillmanns, Wächterstraße 30, 04107 Leipzig
This workshop is scheduled face-to-face. In case of further contact restrictions due to COVID-19, it may be changed to a remote format. You will receive notice in time before the course starts.

Dr. Dorothea Sommerfeldt

Target Group
Doctoral Researchers in their First Years (fluent on speaking, fairly comfortable in writing English)

Number of Participants

Course Description
The course covers essentially the following four areas: scientific writing, accuracy, brevity and clarity, (basic and advanced); the structure and content of a publication; the process of publication; and finally organisation and motivation. The students are asked to work on and redraft pieces of their own writing, mainly the abstract and introduction. Time will be allocated specifically to exchange experience in writing and publishing.

Note for participants: Participation ist required on both parts of this altogether four day workshop!

2 Credit Points can be obtained by attending this course. Please contact your faculty for the recognition of performance for the doctoral degree.

The workshop is fully booked. Registration is no longer possible.


  • Dr. Dorothea Sommerfeldt
    Freelance Writing Coach since 2007 | Biologist | Worked at the Marine Biological Association of the UK | Graduated from Dublin Institute of Technology