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Writing Centre German

The aim of the workshops and individual coaching sessions is to teach fundamental writing techniques and to support students who have specific problems in writing term papers or final theses.

The Writing Centre German is a service available to all students from all departments. The aim is to support students in academic and professional writing.

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In workshops and individual coaching sessions, students can discuss their texts and receive tips and guidance on the following topics:

  • The specifics of different types of texts (academic papers, thesis, seminar papers, work placement reports, final papers, applications et cetera)
  • Literature research
  • Reading strategies
  • Structuring your paper
  • Academic language structures and styles
  • Citing and quotations
  • Linguistic revision / reviewing and reworking your text
  • Dealing with writer's block
  • Tips on further reading / internet sites/ workshops on writing techniques

Contact Person

Portrait Katrin Berentzen

Katrin Berentzen

M.A., certified writing consultant, Writing Centre German, Lecturer in German


Sankt Augustin


A 102.2 / F 411


Grantham-Allee 20

53757 Sankt Augustin

Contact hours

by appointment