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Improved Reading - Read Fast and Efficiently

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

Working in and outside the scientific sector involves a significant amount of reading. How about increasing your reading speed by 25-100% (depending on text difficulty and English proficiency) while at the same time improving your reading quality and boosting your motivation?


Wednesday, June 30, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 20, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m

2nd webinar date to be agreed upon via online poll


Stephan Zimmermann





Target Group

Doctoral candidates from all subject areas


Research, Research Management, Business and Organizations


12 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Faster reading speed (50-100 %)
  • Better text comprehension
  • Variation of different reading techniques and strategies
  • Better concentration and motivation
  • Special approaches towards scientific texts

Course Description

This training is based upon a regular two day classroom training, but specially designed for participants working in their home office:

  • Three webinars (June 30 and July 20, 2nd webinar to be agreed upon via online poll) for direct group exchange and trainer support with special input on how to deal with scientific texts
  • E-learning: Flexible times, to be finished within three weeks

Please note:

  • This online course requires a high degree of self-discipline. For you to finish the course entirely, carefully follow the instructions and participate in all three webinar sessions. Only under this condition can you expect a profound change of reading habits.
  • All participants need a display size of at least 13 inches.


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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