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English Academic Writing Skills

Duration:26 hours in 7 weeks (intensive: 2 or 3 weeks).
Studyload:Each week: 2 times 2 hours (including breaks) and approximately 4 hours of independent study per week.
Audience:Participants who are able to write relatively well-structured texts about topics that interest them, but still make mistakes. The course is offered at 2 levels: B2 and C1.

Course Description

This English language course will focus on academic writing, and in particular writing papers in English. Attention will be paid to conventions, structure and correct language use.

PhD students, Ubbo Emmius scholars, postdocs, et cetera with a sufficient level can register for the Publishing in English course.


Level Period Day Time Registration

8 April - 29 May 2019 at the latest

Monday and Wednesday 15:00-17:00 closed
C1 16 April - 6 June 2019 at the latest Tuesday and Thursday 18:00-20:00 closed
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Student Discount Full
€ 369 € 452.50 € 527.50

Your Level

As a minimum, you should be able to write well-structured study-related texts, although you may still make mistakes that do not affect communication (CEFR level B2).

Please go to the English writing skills office hour in order to receive advice about your level.

Attendance Certificate

At the end of the course, every participant will receive an attendance certificate on condition that they have attended 75% of the lessons.

Course Material

No course material.


Material in Nestor, a blackboard learning environment, will be used.

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