Handouts from the English Writing Center at TUM
General English Writing & Grammar
This site is a comprehensive online database of English writing. Abounding with detailed explanations, samples, and exercises, it provides guidance in virtually every field—business, academia, the sciences, journalism, to name a few.
North American Style
- Resumes & Cover Letters for Bachelor's Students (PDF 453kb)
- Resumes & Cover Letters for Master’s Students (PDF 660kb)
- Resumes & Cover Letters for PhD Candidates (PDF 1.2mb)
From the University of California Berkeley Career Center:
- Manual for Resumes and Cover Letters (PDF 323kb)
From the Oxford University Careers Service:
Scientific Writing - Online Resources
Scientific Writing Resource
a website with step-by-step lessons and worksheets on basic principles of style in scientific writing
Scitable - Nature Education
English Communication for Scientists
an excellent website from Nature with guidelines and examples for every facet of scientific communication
Books on Academic and Scientific Writing
Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace - Joseph M. Williams
Writing for Science and Engineering - Heather Silyn-Roberts
Academic Writing for Graduate Students - John M. Swales and Christine B. Feak
This page is a collection of writing guidelines from various TUM faculties.
Here you will find numerous academic articles from top journals that serve as exemplars of good English writing.