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Academic Writing in English

English Grammar and Writing Clinic

Individual guidance for planning and writing texts in English, such as seminar papers, theses, abstracts, manuscripts or reports.

Possible topics include:

  • Structure and coherence
  • How to strike the right balance between different writing styles
  • What must be borne in mind when writing in English?
  • Tips and exercises to overcome individual problems
  • Formal matters: footnotes, quotations etc.

Teacher: Sharon Higby
Time: Individual 45 minute appointments by arrangement. Please contact the teacher by email at least 7 days in advance, giving your preferred appointment time (and an alternative) and a brief indication of the area where guidance is needed:

Writing Lab: Drop-In Sessions

The Writing Lab offers an opportunity for all students who have questions concerning their written assignments - whether a Bachelor's or Master's thesis, a seminar paper, an application, an internship report etc - to drop in and receive guidance and feedback from an experienced native-speaker trainer. No appointment necessary!

Please note: the Writing Lab will not take place until further notice. For an appointment at the writing consultation, register here.


Contact Writing Lab: Karin Bukenberger 

Further information on writing during your studies can be found here.

Please note: The writing Lab does not offer a correction service. We do not read and revise entire texts, but support you in concrete questions and problems concerning your writing project and give you tips and assistance.

Literature and Links on Academic Writing

Here you will find our collection of links on Academic Writing in English.

Links to literature in German language can be found on our German page.

Information about Academic Writing in German can be found on our German page.

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