Individual Writing Counseling for Students and Doctoral Candidates


Dear students, dear young researchers,

We would like to inform you that our writing consultations are taking a summer break until July due to extensive restructuring and designing of a new digital consultation platform.

This break will enable us to make our consultation services more accessible to you so that we can assist you even more effectively with all questions relating to academic writing.

We thank you for your understanding and patience during this transitional period. If you have any urgent questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us by e-mail. We will continue to do our best to help you during the summer break.

Yours sincerely

Your team at the Writing Center


Content and Aims of the counseling session:

  • Reflection of your individual work technique
  • Identification of your writer type
  • Teaching techniques for more efficient work
  • Support with self and time management
  • Teaching new writing strategies
  • Teaching new reading strategies
  • Methotical assistance with your writing problem
  • Feedback on text drafts of up to three pages

Target groups:

All students and doctoral candidates of JGU

Our Methods:

The counseling is based on the principle ‘help through self-help'. Trained writing tutors support students and doctoral candidates with their writing process and provide methods and strategies for a more efficient academic work process:

At the counseling session

  • we reflect on your working techniques together,
  • we give methodical support for writing problems,
  • you will learn more about reading, writing and revision strategies,
  • we work out realistic schedules for your scientific writing projects,

Please note that we do not offer comprehensive text corrections or subject-specific or content-related advice in the writing consultation.

The writing counseling is offered by the Writing Center.