Academic Writing in English

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: Matthew Egger
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

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 (no appointment needed) and receive guidance and feedback from an experienced native-speaker trainer.

Please note:

Our Writing Lab is still available for you! Our services are provided via phone, e-mail and Zoom. 

Zoom-dates are offered on Thursday, June 11 and July 9, 2020 from 3:30 to 7:00 pm respectively. To arrange an appointment send an e-mail to:

For further appointments and questions regarding your writing project please contact Karin Bukenberger  - we will get back to you shortly!

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.