Schreibzentrum / Writing Centre

Writing Centre

The Schreibzentrum / Writing Centre offers one-on-one writing consultations to assist members of the FAU community in improving their own writing. Individualised writing support is available for non-native German speakers writing in German and both native and non-native English speakers who are writing in English.


Information about how to make an appointment and what to expect during a writing consultation is available here:




While we are unable to offer content-related advice and we do not correct or edit texts, we are more than happy to support writers in improving their own texts and becoming more experienced editors of their own work.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact us:

for German:

for English:


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