Read scientific texts fast & efficiently

In this systematic step-by-step training program of practical exercises and well dosed theoretical parts you will overcome the typical three main reading faults and sharpen the focus of your reading. 

Course Content:

  • physical training of eye movements
  • recognition of contextual cues
  • adaptation to different texts and objectives

Course aims:

  • increased reading speed
  • better text comprehension
  • variation of different reading techniques
  • improved memory retention
  • higher level of concentration and motivation
  • efficient reading of scientific texts


Trainer: Friedrich Hasse, M.A., Improved Reading Trainer since 2003 in German and English, co-author of the best-selling book “Schneller lesen - besser verstehen” ("Read faster with better comprehension”, 90.000 sold copies since 2008). More information in German see:

The workshop will be held in English - for all students/researchers who read many English texts on a regular base. Good/very good English reading (not necessarily speaking) proficiency is expected (approx. B2 English language level). 

Bring your own text to the workshop and try out everything you learnt in the course to read and process it (final course exercise).


online course registration > Please register for the course until 17th August 2022


Trainer: Friedrich Hasse M.A. I

Date: 23rd & 24th August 2022

Time: 09am - 04pm

Location: Seminarraum 3.06, Domstraße 9a (Historisches Institut)

Participants: max. 16

Format: face-to-face workshop

Course language: English


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