Publishing Research Articles: Strategies and Steps

A Doctorate plusBIGS workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center 

Publishing research articles in scientific journals is a demanding task. It is a task sometimes rewarding and sometimes frustrating. As publishing is a prerequisite for a career in academia, it is important to approach the topic strategically.

Online Workshop

Thursday, January 25, 2024
8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

+ self-learning unit prior to the workshop
+ individual 25-minute coaching session between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. 

Please register your interest in this workshop by September 3, 2023.


Dr. Philipp Mayer





Target Group

Doctoral students, in particular form the natural and life sciences, within the Bonn International Graduate Schools (BIGS)




7 units are applicable within the Doctorate plus certificate

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The objectives of this workshop are

  1. to understand the publication process in peer-reviewed journals.
  2. to develop individual strategies for publishing research articles.


  • understanding the peer review system
  • knowing editors' expectations
  • understanding reviewers' functions
  • using different criteria for journal selection
  • developing and refining publishing strategies
  • knowing ethical guidelines related to academic publishing


If you need childcare during the event, please contact the Family Office of the University of Bonn at least two weeks in advance. 


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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