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What motivates us

You can find more information about the colleagues in the Writing Assistance Program in our Moodle course.

Working with us

You want to shape the services of the Writing Assistance? Find more information under "Further Questions".


Advising times and locations

Here’s an overview of our advising times at the University’s three campuses, as well as instructions on how to book an appointment.

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Our team consists of four writing assistants: Rostislaw Suchin, Carolin Ganzer, Ariane Wittkowsk, and Eva Dietrich

Carolin Ganzer (Peer-Tutor)

Focus and Interests:

  • time management
  • motivation
  • influence of personal factors on writing process
  • getting started
  • advising for writing groups and for forming writing groups


  • French and English studies (Secondary School) at the Universität Potsdam; degree: Bachelor of Education, 2018
  • since 2018: Masterstudies French and English (Secondary School) at the Universität Potsdam
  • extensive experience as seeker of writing assistance and memeber of various writing groups
  • Peer tutoring training for writing advisors at the European University Viadrina; qualification: University Writing Advisor Certificate, 2016

Eva Dietrich (Peer-Tutor)

Focus and Interests:

  • English texts
  • pragmatic solutions
  • discovering own ressources


  • studies of English and Political Sciences (​Secondary School) at the University of Potsdam; ​ ​
  • production and translation of the Migration Report at the  efms (european forum for migration studies) at the University of Bamberg, 1999-2001
  • peer-tutoring training as a writing advisor at the University of Potsdam

Ariane Wittkowski (Academic Staff Member)

Focus and Interests:

  • monitoring of writing processes
  • organization of work load
  • feedback to texts


  • Training as a peer-tutor at the University of Potsdam; qualification: University certificate, 2013
  • French and Spanish philology studies at the University of Potsdam; degree: Bachelor of Arts, 2014
  • Docendo Discimus training, summer semester 2014, winter semester 2014/15
  • Romance philology studies at the University of Potsdam; degree: Master of Arts, 2017
  • since 2017 doctoral thesis at the University of Potsdam
  • Peer-tutoring-training for writing advisors at the European University of Viadrina; qualification: University Certificate "Writing Advisor", 2017


Le Parcours und L'art du Déplacement - Die Kunst der effizienten Fortbewegung, 2016.

"Cela intrigue! Modifizierte Phraseologismen in französischen Werbeschlagzeilen" in Anja Hennemann/ Antje Lobin/ Kathleen Plötner/ Claudia Schaak (ed.): Werbesprache pluridisziplinär. Aktuelle Tendenzen in der romanistischen Werbesprachenforschung. Berlin. Frank & Timme, 2017, pp. 103-134.