Academic writing in the German language (B2)

Course Information
TitleΓερμανική Γλώσσα Β2: Συγγραφή ακαδημαϊκών εργασιών / Academic writing in the German language (B2)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CoordinatorAgni Daffa
Course ID600013751

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
It is addressed to undergraduate / postgraduate students and doctoral candidates of all Departments of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, who will not be sworn in during the program. Prerequisite for participation in the course is knowledge of the German language at least at B1 level.
Learning Outcomes
The objectives of the course are: -familiarity with methods and techniques of writing academic papers by scientific field and -the development of the ability to produce written scientific speech in the German language.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course teaches the basic rules, writing techniques and language tools required to write academic papers in German. The purpose, the principles of scientific writing, the types of texts and the use of quotations and bibliographic references are presented. Also, the stages of organization, design and structure of the work in terms of content, form and style are presented and explained. There will be practical exercises.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
1) All class material is available in electronic form to all students through the course web page 2) The teacher communicates with students through email 3) The class evaluation is performed through the Quality Assurance Unit (MO.DI.P.)
Course Organization
Written assigments21
Student Assessment
Written homeworks
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
1) Niederhauser, Jürg(2006): Die schriftliche Arbeit-kurz gefasst, 4. Aufl., Mannheim/Leibzig/Wien/Zürich:Dudenverlag 2) Karmasin, Matthias/Ribing, Rainer(2018): Die Gestaltung wissenschaftlicher Arbeiten, 8. Aufl. Wien:UTB 3) Esselborn-Krumbiegel, Helga(2014): Richtig wissenschaftlich Schreiben, 3.Aufl., Paderborn:UTB 4) Oertner, Monika/St. John, Ilona/Thelen, Gabriele(2014): Wissenschaftlich Schreiben. Ein Praxisbuch für Schreibtrainer und Studierende, Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink 5) Graefen, Gabriele/Moll, Melanie(2011): Wissenschaftssprache Deutsch: lesenverstehen-schreiben, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang 6) Ebel, Hans F./Bliefert, Claus(2009): Bachelor-, Master-, und Doktorarbeit. Anleitungen für den wissenschaftlich-technischen Nachwuchs, 4. Aufl., Weinheim:WILEY-VCH Verlag 7) Ebel, Hans F./Bliefert, Claus(1991): Schreiben und Publizieren in den Naturwissenschaften, 2.Aufl., Weinheim/New York/Basel/Cambridge: VCH Verlag 8) Müller, Eva(2013): Schreiben in Naturwissenschaften und Medizin, Paderborn: Schöning UTB
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