Academic Writing

Academic Writing07.02.2022 09:00 - 17:00 (Mon)
Academic Writing08.02.2022 09:00 - 17:00 (Tue)
Academic Writing09.02.2022 09:00 - 13:00 (Wed)
Academic Writing10.02.2022 09:00 - 17:00 (Thu)

GraduateCenterLMU Online Workshop for Doctoral Candidates

This online workshop focuses on improving doctoral candidates' abilities in composing and editing academic work in English. The workshop will touch on the writing process as well as specific questions in language and style when writing in English. It is specifically designed to address the needs of second-language writers in an academic setting.

The workshop will include online group sessions as well as time for individual work and 1:1 online meetings between the participants and the instructor.

Workshop topics:

  • Writing strategies and organization
  • Key aspects of well-written texts: style and flow
  • Understanding how punctuation, sentences, and paragraphs work
  • Editing and finalizing a written project

Requirements: Participants will be asked to submit an excerpt of their current work in English at least 14 days in advance. The excerpt should be no more than 1,500 words in length.

Language of workshop: English

Target group: Doctoral candidates of LMU Munich from the Humanities and Social Sciences (the number of participants is limited)

Certificate of attendance: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance from the GraduateCenterLMU.

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