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Services for Instructors

Also for you as instructors of Bayreuth University we offer several services.

First of all, we are happy to advise you on questions concerning the design of writing exercises and concerning the supervision of seminar papers, theses (BA and MA), and dissertations. We can also support you when it comes to your habilitations or dissertations or any other writing projects.

Additionally, we individually support you in your writing projects throughout the year. Especially during the semester break we are present at the Writing Center in order to be there for you during times where you can focus on your writing. Come and see us in all stages of the writing process, i.e. when it comes to finding or narrowing down a topic, the structure of a writing project, the writing itself or the editing. Consultations are free of charge for instructors of all faculties of Bayreuth University.

Regarding your lectures and seminars, we are furthermore happy to prepare a session concerning academic writing for your students.

For more information on these aspects see our FAQ below. If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

How can you support me with the supervision of academic writing?Hide

Our support to you as a supervisor covers all the questions you might have about the supervision process. Additionally, we can provide you with methods and techniques from our consultation practice.

How can you support me with my own writing?Hide

There are many benefits of writing consultations to you writing: First of all, we can give you a fresh perspective on your texts and give constructive feedback from a reader's perspective. Furthermore, it might help to brainstorm your ideas for a writing project and talk about its structure and main arguments. Learn about writing consultations in greater detail in our FAQ under the section "Writing consultations" on this website. 

How much time do you need for a visit in my lecture/seminar?Hide

This depens on your needs and wishes. Visits can take between 15 minutes and 1,5 hours.

What are the contents of your visit?Hide

This also depends on your needs an wishes. We can either briefly introduce the writing center and its services to students (writing consultations, workshops) or we can prepare specific contents according to your wishes. This goes from formulating an adequate research question to working with literature and editing. Just get in touch with us to talk about the details.

What other information do you need from me prior to your visit in my class?Hide

Prior to our visit, apart from desired date and content, please tell us about the expected size of the group you are teaching. Also let us know whether you want us to visit you via Zoom or another software or in presence.

How do I get in touch?Hide

Best write us an email at schreibzentrum@uni-bayreuth.de 1-2 weeks prior to your desired date for the visit or as soon as you know when you want us to come and visit your lecture or seminar.

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