Publishing papers in academic journals is a demanding task that is at times rewarding and at times frustrating. As publishing is a prerequisite for a career in science, it is important to approach the topic strategically.
The objectives of this course are: (1) to understand the publication process in peer-reviewed journals, (2) to learn about ethical standards and legal regulations, and (3) to develop individual publishing strategies.
the peer review system: stakeholders and processes
criteria for journal selection (e.g. journal reputation, decision time, rejection rate)
how to write a cover letter
what editors want
what reviewers do
what to do in case of rejection
Short lectures provide information and tips; extended exercises help to develop individual strategies. Participants will gather and share their experiences. They will progress during the course with their own PhD projects.
Seminarzentrum D 2, Raum 3, Bergheimer Straße 58, Eingang Fehrentzstraße
Thursday, 23.11.2017, 09:00 - 17:00 Uhr
Dr. Philipp Mayer
Number of participants
Max. 12 PersonenFee