Academic Writing

English Writing Courses

We offer a wide range of academic writing courses in English at the B2, C1 and C2 levels. These courses thoroughly prepare you to write a thesis or other scientific texts in English. Click here for an overview in TUMonline, or visit our English Courses page for course descriptions and a schedule overview. 

If you are already writing your thesis or dissertation, you might be interested in our Thesis Writers' Workshop.

Bachelor's students planning on doing an English-language master's program might consider our Gateway to English Master's courses, which fulfill the English-language requirement for admission. 

Writing Courses in German as a Foreign or Second Language

To help you strengthen your writing competence at the B1 level and up, we offer the following courses:

  • a course in academic writing (B2+C1) during the semester or during the semester break
  • the course "German in your bachelor's studies – Computer Science: Writing and understanding scientific texts" (C1)
  • a job application workshop in which you practice writing applications

Please find all the courses in our course program during the semester and during the semester break.

English Coaching Program

Professors are welcome to join the English Coaching Program to receive free one-to-one support with their written or spoken English. Academic and non-academic staff can also work with a coach in small groups with colleagues from their department. The appointments are fully tailored to your needs. 

Writing Consulting - DE & EN

Visit the English Writing Center or German Writing Assistance to receive one-to-one consulting in your writing. You can make as many as 3 appointments per week and 12 throughout the semester. This free service is an excellent way to learn long-term writing skills while improving your thesis, articles, essays, CV, or any other text you have to write during your studies.

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