Academic Writing for Doctoral Students (from B2) - Intensive course during intersemestrial periods

info.gifThis module is principally for doctoral students. Tasks will be based on topics selected by the participants.

Learning outcomes

  • Write clear, well-structured, extended academic texts in an appropriate style (articles, reports, thesis abstracts, introductions, results, discussions, conclusions, etc.)
  • Employ adequate argumentative techniques (describe a process, give a point of view, exemplify ideas, define terms, etc.)
  • Apply the conventions, language and principles of academic writing in one's own field
  • Know how to use references and citation without plagiarism
  • Maintain a high level of grammatical accuracy
  • Understand intercultural and/or interdisciplinary differences in academic writing
  • Edit one's own and colleagues' texts, providing constructive feedback and improving them stylistically and grammatically

Practical information

Pre-registration period Only for intersemester courses Dates
Winter intersemester January-February 2024 22, 23, 25, 29, 30 January, 1 February 2024
Summer intersemester August 2023 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 22 August 2024
Duration 6 days 4 periods/day: 09:00-12:30
Required level B2/C1 Level descriptor
Fees for this specific module UNIL doctoral students
UNIL researchers
UNIL Teaching staff
CHF 216.-
CHF 288.-
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