Aachen, Germany

Scientific Writing Skills

when 23 September 2019 - 27 September 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 750

This seminar will help PhD students and advanced master students understand and effectively manage the intricate details and potential pitfalls associated with scientific writing for international top journals.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Christoph Breidbach

Target group

Post-Docs, PhD & master students

Course aim

After participating in this course, students should be able to:

-Know how to write a publishable paper especially regarding title, structure, story etc.
-Understand ethical issues such as plagiarism including self-plagiarism
-Use building blocks of vocabulary, e.g. for creative sentence beginnings, conclusions, arguments etc.
-Embed qualitative data (interview quotes, observations, etc.) in the text, argue and present the results in a convincing way
-Understand the main reasons why journals reject articles

Credits info

5 EC
The workload for this course will consist of 30 hours of lecturing, discussion and exercise work and 120 hours additional individual preparation. This course equals 5 credit points.

Fee info

EUR 750: Participants have to pay €750 for one weekly course and another €600 for any additional intensive course they would like to visit. Please book the courses separately, we will take additionally booked courses into account when issuing your invoice.