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.

European Association of Teaching Academic Writing


EATAW 2017 will take place in London



  • Call for proposals for an August conference focused on exchanges about writing research methodologies and methods across disciplines and contexts. The conference is in honour of an event at Dartmouth College in 1966.
  • Call for Papers for the ERPA congress on education 2016 in Sarajevo.
  • Writing programs worldwide invites you to talk about individual or departmental initiatives that assist how writing is taught and learned in their locales.
  • Invitation to handing in proposals for up to twenty-four researcher-participant roles in a U.S. College Conference on Composition and Communication (CCCC) workshop focused on research about writing in higher education around the globe.
  • Please find information about the next colloquium on global publishing on the AILA website.
  • The programme for the Norwegian Forum for English for Academic Purposes 2016 Summer Conference is now online.
  • University of Paderborn (Germany) is looking for a teacher for academic and business English.
  • Submissions are invited to a preĀ­conference workshop on Writing Analytics, Data Mining, & Writing Studies at EDM 2016, which will be held in Raleigh, NC on June 29, 2016


Journal of Academic Writing