European Association of Teaching Academic Writing


What is EATAW?


EATAW is a scholarly forum which seeks to bring together those involved or interested in the teaching, tutoring, research, administration and development of academic writing in higher education in Europe.

EATAW membership[nbsp]is free, and EATAW is open to individuals from all over the world, not only from Europe.


EATAW's main aims include:


  • Connecting teachers and scholars of academic writing through conferences and other means
  • Raising awareness of the importance of teaching academic writing
  • Developing European scholarship in academic writing
  • Initiating projects to exchange experience and know-how about academic writing teaching
  • The organisation currently has some 600 members.


For an impression of our work please have a look at this video about EATAW.




You can join EATAW online by filling in your details on the Join EATAW page.


In order to participate in EATAW discussion and receive news about conferences and events, please also subscribe to the EATAW-listserv.


Remember to notify a change of e-mail address.


Leave EATAW by sending a message to the membership secretary.

Remember at the same time to unsubscribe from the EATAW listserv at EATAW-listserv.


EATAW Reading List


You find a collection of books, articles and web sources on teaching academic writing here.

EATAW 2017 will take place at Royal Holloway, UK


The university is based in Egham, Surrey, approx. 45 km from central London. Registration is now open.


The draft programme of 9th EATAW conference is now online.



  • First call for contributions for the SIG-WRITING conference 2018 in Antwerp.
  • The University of Tuebingen is looking for a lecturer of academic English.
  • If you wish to stand for election for the EATAW board, please submit an application stating your interest and experience in the teaching of academic writing, your association with EATAW, and your reasons for standing (maximum 200 words) by midnight (GMT), Friday, May 19 2017, at the latest. Please send applications to Magnus Gustafsson (magusta@chalmers.se).
  • The Regional Writing Centre at the University of Limerick celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. For more information, please click here.
  • The first SE-EAP event, ''Innovation Practices in in Teaching Thesis and Dissertation Writing" takes place on June 9th; enrolment is free.
  • For the tenth year, the International Researcher’s Consortium will host a workshop at the annual College Conference on Composition and Communication (CCCC) conference located in the U.S.


Journal of Academic Writing