XDOC2005 Conference abstracts (2 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


Attending conferences provides researchers of all stages with the unique opportunity to share their own research and to interact and network with other researchers. Finding the most suitable conference and writing a successful abstract are crucial first steps in this process. The aim of this course is thus to support doctoral students in this endeavour.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, participants are expected to…

  • know how to find suitable conferences
  • be aware of the characteristics of successful abstracts
  • be able to identify different rhetorical moves in abstracts and apply this knowledge to their own writing

Additional information

For any questions concerning this course, please contact the course-specific responsible teacher and not the curriculum-level responsible teacher whose contact information you see on this page. You can find the course teachers and their contact information by going to Completion methods -> Teaching -> Basic Information. 

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
PASS-FAIL: Compulsory and active participation. Successful completion of core assignments. Final grading is based on the corresponding grading scale for the course.
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Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (2 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail