Course – Writing a Literature Review in the TIL Domain

February 11, 2021 11.00 - 17.00 h

To explain TRAIL participants how to write a literature review for a scientific journal in the TIL-domain.

Those who do not aim to write a journal paper but, for example, a chapter in their thesis are also welcome. Journal papers have the highest ambition level and are the point of departure.

This course helps you to write a literature review paper. It explains types of literature reviews, the structure of literature review papers, gives tips and tricks, and discusses some example papers.

After day 1 you draft a literature review, or at least its outline. Students commend on each other’s drafts. On day 2 we share and discuss experiences, and the way to address review comments. On day 3 participants present their literature review paper and others comment.

More detailed information in the attached document below.

Course leader: Prof. Bert van Wee

Date, time & location:
11 February: 11.00 – 17.00 h – t.b.d.
22 April:       13:30 – 17:00 h – t.b.d.
10 June:      11:00 – 15:00 h – t.b.d.

ECTS: 1 (attendance) / 4 (attendance + assignment)

Participation: free for TRAIL/Beta/OML members and PhD students of participating faculties

Registration: this course is fully booked. For a place on the waiting list, please send an e-mail to

TRAIL Course Writing a Literature Review – 2021

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