Writing a Scientific Article

After taking our Writing a Scientific Article workshop, you will be able to write an article yourself with no difficulty at all.

  • Improve your article
  • Determine the best structure
  • Easy to read and effective
  • Marja makes your words work.
  • Annette
  • Marta
  • Denise
  • Jane
  • Jytta
  • Marja
  • Marijke
  • Sue
  • Bodine
  • Ellen
  • Elise
  • Voske
  • David
  • Janneke
  • Kyra
  • Anouk
  • Benthe
  • Karla
  • Natalie
  • Matjaz
  • Judith
  • Nancy
  • Demi
  • David
  • Eric

Practical information

Who is it for?

PhD students who are preparing their dissertation in English, and for scientists and researchers who want to publish in an English-language specialist journal.


  • Tuesday 4, 11, 18 April, 2, 16, 23, 30 May, 6 June (morning group, online) (no more places available)
  • Wednesday 6, 13, 20 sept, 11, 18, 25 October, 1, 8 November (morning group, online)
  • Thursday 28 September, 5, 26 October, 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 November (morning group, online)

Intensive Summer Course

  • Thu/Fri 15, 16, 22, and 23 June (online) (no more places available)
  • Mo/Tu 3, 4, 10 11 July
  • Thu/Fri 31 August, 1, 7 and 8 September


    Morning session: 10.00-13.00h
    Afternoon session: 14.00-17.00h
    Intensive course: 10.00-17.00h




    Online or at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


    3 EC

    Required course materials

    You need a laptop to participate in this course.


    € 975,- course materials included (open training course)

    The exact cost for a private or in-company workshop will depend on your needs and the size of the group. Would you like to know more? Just fill in our contact form or call us on 020 - 598 64 20. We will be happy to make an appointment with you for a free consultation without any obligation.


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    Writing a Scientific Article

    Do you have little or no trouble reading specialist literature in English, but do you find writing your own English-language articles to be a tall order? After taking our Writing a Scientific Article workshop, you will be able to write an article yourself with no difficulty at all.

    The workshop offers you a step-by-step approach to improving your own article. You’ll first decide on the best structure for your article. Then you’ll work on your sections and paragraphs, and finally we’ll focus on fine-tuning your sentences and sentence structure. You’ll find scientific writing in English to be easier than ever thanks to our tried-and-true approach.

    Programme components

    Writing a Scientific Article in English

    We always tailor our workshops to your organization’s specific needs based on interviews, intakes and example texts. For example:

    • How can you improve the readability of your article?
    • How do you write well-structured, coherent paragraphs?
    • How do you formulate sentences with impact?
    • Using proper style
      When should you use active or passive verb forms?
    • How do you use various verb tenses in an article?
    • Useful word combinations to enhance your academic vocabulary
    • Avoiding common errors
    • Referring to other sources correctly (e.g. when and how to cite or paraphrase, issues of academic integrity)


    We recommend that you only sign up for this workshop if you already have some experience writing in English. Please note that you will find the workshop to be especially useful if you are currently working on an article or thesis.

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