Academic Writing Skills

Hosting Higher Education Institution:
Atlantic Language Galway
Institution website:
Monday, 21 August, 2023 to Friday, 25 August, 2023
Registration fee:
€455 Tuition Only/ €495 Tuition + Activities
Fee reductions/waivers:
Eligible for Erasmus+ funding. Please contact the Erasmus+ or International Coordinator in your institution for information about grant application.
Maximum number of participants:
Deadline for applying:
Friday, 21 July, 2023
Accommodation provided
Contact person details:
Please contact school director, Mr. John Daly, with any queries:

Academic Writing Skills is designed to assist senior professionals and academics in Higher Education institutions who are required to publish material through English. The course deals with language for academic writing, focusing on vocabulary, grammar, register and style. Examples of academic writing like articles, research papers and abstracts will all be considered, and participants will have a chance to get one to one feedback on ‘work in progress’.


Who is it for?

Lecturers, professor, scientists, researchers, PhD candidates and other academic staff who wish to improve their academic publication skills and move into higher citation indexing.


Course Content:

• Setting Objectives

• Understanding and Presenting Information

• Description and Explanation

• Reporting and Synthesizing

• Research Writing

• The Beginning and the End – Review


Minimum Level of English: B1 on the CEFR (Intermediate)


Delivery: in person at our Galway school. One to one Online courses also available.

Social Programme:

Participants have the opportunity to book an activity package including a guided historical walking tour of Galway and a half-day excursion to a local area of scenic or historical interest such as Connemara or the Cliffs of Moher.

Accommodation Options: participants can book their own accommodation or apply for Atlantic accommodation – student apartments or host family. Accommodation prices available on request.

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