European Association for the Teaching of 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.

Welcome to EATAW2019 - 10th Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing Academic writing at intersections: Interdisciplinarity, genre hybridization, multilingualism, digitalization, and interculturality‚Äč.

We meet in Gothenburg on the campus of Chalmers University of Technolowgy, July 2-4 in 2019. A reception will also be arranged for July 1 along with any pre-conference activities that are proposed.

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EATAW 2017 took place at Royal Holloway, UK

For more information about the successful and interesting conference, visit the conference website.

A new board was elected. You will find information on the new (and old) members on the EATAW Board page.


  • Call for papers for the fifth International Conference on Writing Analytics North American Meeting
  • In October 2017, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology will host a conference on on the Professionalization of Services Conveying Key Skills/Competencies: Why We Know What We Are Doing?
  • 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.

Journal of Academic Writing