Academic English Refresher B2/C1

November 30, December 1, 8 and 10, 2020 from 10.00 a.m. till 5.30 p.m., Online course

Course content
English is becoming more and more important in everyday life but especially in the academic environment. This course aims to help you gain more confidence when giving a presentation in English or networking at an international conference. It is specifically designed as a refresher course for young academics that need English in their professional life.
This workshop is intended for doctoral researchers who wish to improve their English language skills through an intensive course.


The topics will include the following:

  • speaking and conversation
  • giving presentations
  • grammar review
  • vocabulary exercises
  • letter and email writing
  • articles and discussions 
Language Level

If you do not know your level, please complete the following online placement test: (General English)

A minimum score of 21 points in this test or similar results in other english tests is required to attend this workshop.

Target group
Doctoral candidates from all subject areas.
"Promotion Plus"
 26 units are applicable for this course within the „Promotion plus“ certificate.
Module 2: Developing Competences
Course instructor
Dr. Patrick Labriola
Please register your intererest in this workshop with your BIGS coordinator by September 15, 2020.


Please find the overview of all workshops offered in Promotion plus BIGS here.

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