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Writing Centre

The Writing Centre offers one-on-one writing consultations designed to assist members of the FAU community in improving their own writing. This individualised writing support is available for native German speakers in German and for international students in German and English.

Information about how to make an appointment and what to expect during a writing consultation is available here:

Important! We are not able to offer corrections or content-area expertise.

Questions? You are welcome to contact the Writing Centre!

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March 7: Long Night of Writing

Thursday, 07 March 2019 is the Long Night of Writing, from 16:30 to midnight at the University Library in Erlangen.

The Long Night offers short talks and workshops on research, writing, time management, and other writing-related topics. Author Lucas Fassnacht’s workshop on novel writing will be a highlight of the evening.

Beside the workshops and talks, one-on-one consultations will be offered for those who would like individualized feedback on their writing and various parts of the writing process.

The Long Night of Writing is part of the worldwide Long Night Against Procrastination movement. It is organized by the University Library in cooperation with the Center for Applied Philosophy of Science and Key Qualifications; The Language Centre; The Learning Lab; The Student Council; The Student Representative Committee of the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Theology; The Student Representatives of the History of Art Department; and the Student Representatives of DigiHumS.

Additional information about the “Long Night of Writing“ is available here.


Focus on Your Writing at the Schreibwerkstatt

Still a lot to write and no idea how to do this? Come to the GOS Schreibwerkstatt!
The Schreibwerkstatt takes place between 17th and 21st September and is supported for the first time by tutors of the Writing Centre. The event begins every day at 10.00 a.m. with a short writing workshop. Afterwards you can concentrate on your essays, seminar papers, theses and other texts. If you have any questions about writing, you can always contact a writing consultant or a writing tutor.

Writing support for English texts is also offered.

Nähere Informationen zur Schreibwerkstatt findest du hier.


Writing Consultation in the Main Library

Since mid-April 2018, the Learning Lab’s Writing Centre now offers individual Writing Consultation in the FAU’s Main Library. So, if you are an international student or currently writing in English, you can receive consultation for your writing efforts – either in English or German language.

You can find the Writing Consulters on the first floor of the Main Library, in Room 1.038 (Schuhstr. 1a, 91054 Erlangen) during our office hours (Thursdays: German from 19pm-20pm, English from 18pm-20pm). Please register by following the two buttons above!

You will also find further office hours and locations of our Writing Consultation.