Academic Writing in the Humanities

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

The two-day workshop is suitable for doctoral students in the humanities who are preparing for or writing their first research article and want to brush up their English writing skills


Wednesday, June 16, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, June 18, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m


Esther Smialowski





Target Group

Doctoral candidates in the humanities.


Research, Research Management


16 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Planning your writing
  • Presenting research results
  • Crafting well-structured paragraphs and sentences
  • Writing introductions and conclusions
  • Using academic vocabulary effectively
  • Composing abstracts
  • Brushing up your writing skills and avoiding common grammatical mistakes
  • Editing and giving peer-feedback

Course Description

Writing an academic paper in English can be particularly demanding for non-native speakers of English. This workshop addresses the main challenges of writing a research article in English and provides tips and techniques for improving the coherence and clarity of academic texts.

After this workshop you can

  • Plan your writing
  • Present research results
  • Craft well-structured paragraphs and sentences
  • Write introductions and conclusions
  • Use academic vocabulary effectively
  • Write an academic abstract
  • Avoid common lexical and grammatical mistakes


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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