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Academic Publishing bootcamp (FEB 2019)



After this intensive workshop you will:

  • Have gained an understanding of all steps concerning the academic publishing process
  • Have experienced these steps and carried them out
  • Have an understanding of the structure of an introduction
  • Have a model of an introduction that you will be able to use for future publications
  • Have performed tasks such a reviewing manuscripts for others, and editing them
  • Have a start of your first thesis chapter that can be elaborated on in the future
  • Have a manuscript that has improved with the help of and feedback from your peers


Expect a supportive environment where you work together in small groups with your peers and a coach. You will focus on task such as:

  • Making a template for an introduction
  • Academic English issues
  • Writing a general introduction
  • Selecting a journal to publish in
  • Cover letters
  • Rebuttal letter
  • Dealing with reviewers comments
  • Language editing 

What NOT to expect:

  • Extensive instruction on basic English grammar and vocabulary
  • Extensive in-depth treatment of discipline-specific matters of formatting and presentation

If you are placed on the waiting list for the current course, you will be notified as soon as the sign up for the next Coaching Bootcamp is online. This will ensure your participation in the next Coaching Bootcamp.  

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    PhD-candidates from UT.

  • ECTS

    The total time investment amounts to 2 ECTS.

  • Date

    8 February 2019, 9.30-13.00 and 27, 28 February, 1 March 2019, 9.30-17.00

  • Time

    Participants are required to attend all three-and-a-half days of the Academic Publishing Bootcamp. Self-study time: approximately 10 hours.

  • Location

    U parkhotel

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum of 70 participants.

  • Trainers

    TCP qualified teachers 

  • Course materials

    Will be provided before and during the training.

  • Requirements

    English language proficiency at level CEF B2 or higher (Common European Framework) is required.

Further information
UT Language Centre
Aline Valster
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