ECDC E-course in Scientific Abstract Writing

7 Jan 2016 - 18 Feb 2016
ECDC Virtual Academy

This course aimed to help public health professionals to strengthen skills in writing, reviewing and editing scientific abstracts

Participants could follow the lectures, take the exercises and participate to Forum discussions in their own time. The course started on January 7 with the first module and lasted 6 weeks. Participants spent approximately 2-3 hours per week on this course, including assignments. The course included 1 writing assignment, 2 peer review assignments and 1 assignment to evaluate a peer review. The language of the course was English. Additional reading material was made available. Members of the MediPIET network could enrol in case of interest in strengthening skills in writing and reviewing abstracts. Enrolements were don on the home page of the ECDC Virtual Academy ( This will bring you to a registration page if you are not yet a registered user of EVA. Registered users were able to find the course under the 'Find Learning' tab in their EVA Home page.