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.


EATAW will offer a very small number of scholarships (2-3) to participants from outside the UK presenting at the 2017 conference.



  • The first SE-EAP event, '' 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.
  • The programme of the conference on "Teaching Writing (using writing)" at the FH Vienna is now online.
  • Registration for the Writing Symposium 2017 in Giessen, Germany, is now open.
  • Last Call for Papers for the 4th Sympostium of the writing centre at the FH Vienna.
  • The programme of the 4th Symposium on Supporting L2 Writing in Higher Education is now online.
  • The Writing Center of the European-University Viadrina invites you to celebrate its 10th anniversary!
  • Call for papers - Speciall issue of the L2-Journal: Living Literacies: L2 Learning, Textuality, and Social Life
  • Call for papers – Special issue of the Journal of Writing Research: How to report instructional interventions in writing research?


Journal of Academic Writing