How to Write and Publish a Review Article

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

Review articles contribute to the scholarly communication by summarizing available empirical evidences on a topic of interest, by identifying inconsistencies or gaps in the literature and by providing a framework for future research.

Online Workshop

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Dr. Andrea Sanchini





Target Group

Doctoral students and postdocs




8 units are applicable within the Doctorate plus or Careers plus certificate

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In this workshop, Dr. Andrea Sanchini will work with participants to develop a set of “how-to” strategies for writing and publishing review articles, increasing the chances of acceptance.

Included topics:
- Writing a review article: aims and importance
- The different types of review articles
- Planning and structuring a review article
- Organizing the literature review process
- Optimizing the literature review with AI-based software/tools
- Differences in evaluation criteria for review and original articles
- Common mistakes to avoid when publishing a review article


  • Identify the specific aims and types of review articles
  • Familiarize yourself with the literature search process using databases and search strategies
  • Analyze the key structural components of a review article
  • Develop a strategy for step-by-step writing of review articles
  • Understand the evaluation criteria for publishing a review article and develop a publication strategy


Bonn Graduate Center


+49 228 73-60141


Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

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