What is writing consultation?

Writing consultation is a free format for all students, doctoral candidates and other members of TU Darmstadt. Certified writing tutors provide support on all questions about writing and they aim to help you find lasting and individual solutions. A consultation usually takes 45 minutes. We offer consultations in German, English and several other languages.

Where writing consultation can help:

  • Support in the conception and writing of all scientific texts (BA and MA thesis, seminar paper, essay, protocol, doctoral thesis, etc.)
  • Advice on applications for jobs, scholarships, internships, etc. (cover letter, letter of motivation, CV)
  • Feedback on sections or paragraphs of texts
  • Help with writing in a foreign language (German, English and several other languages)
  • Possible topics for a writing consultation include:
    • Identification and delimitation of topics
    • Developing a question
    • Reading strategies and dealing with literature
    • Getting started with writing
    • Structuring scientific texts
    • Time management and self-management
    • Revision strategies
    • Overcoming writing obstacles and other writing difficulties

Open consultation hours (no appointments)

Please note:

In order to have sufficient time for every consultation, we ask our clients to contact our Skype accounts no later than 45 minutes before closing time (e.g. 6.15 p.m., if we close at 7 p.m.).

Open consultation hours – no appointments Please contact the following accounts
Monday 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (S1|03 room 52d, Hochschulstr. 1)
Friday 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Skype: „SchreibCenter TU 1“

Please note:

In order to have sufficient time for every consultation, we ask our clients to contact our Skype accounts no later than 45 minutes before closing time (e.g. 6.15 p.m., if we close at 7 p.m.).

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