Language Coaching Programme - January - June 2019

Individual Language Coaching for Doctoral Candidates

As part of the Bauhaus Research School modular concept »More than words« the Individual Language Coaching focuses on one-on-one consultation 45 minute sessions a language instructor who is a native speaker. The Language Coaching is aimed towards all doctoral candidates of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar working on their academic paper/s as non-native speakers of the English.

Registrations for the coaching sessions are on a first-come-first-serve basis and depending on availability. When registering for a coaching appointment please specify in your email:

·         Name &  Surname

·         Title of Ph.D. thesis

·         Type of the text (e.g. chapter of the dissertation, journal paper etc.) for the coaching

·         Faculty

·         Supervisor

·         Which phase of your doctorate you are currently in (beginning etc.)?

·         Latest date for the submission of your work that you require coaching for

Requirements for your individual session

In preparation for your session with the coach you should prepare a short paragraph on the content of your text and your field of research. Furthermore, please clearly define how the coach can specifically help you, e.g. advice on grammar, preparation for a conference presentation, limited proofreading etc. This information will help the coach to plan the 45 minutes consultation with you.

Once you have registered by email with all the above mentioned requirements we will offer you an individual appointment with our coach.

As these are fixed slots exclusively reserved for the individual doctoral candidates, we require a written notification by email to the BRS for any cancellations (research-school[at]

The sessions for 2019 (January to June) are generally planned for Mondays from 4pm to 5:30 onwards and on Thursdays from 10 to 11:30.

Please register for an appointment for your individual consultation by email:

Instructor: Caroline Allen
Individual Dates & Registrations:
Meeta Wolff