Long night against procrastination


"Burn the midnight oil?"


or until you finish your writing project. You can do it again on the famous first Thursday in March.

On the 5th of March 2020, we organise the

10th International Long Night against Procrastination



The 10th Long Night Against Procrastination is an International event which is anually organised on the first Thursday in March by numerous writing centres worldwide. Our writing event takes place at the Central Library - SUB Göttingen -, this year 18:00 till midnight. Students can benefit from counselling, information concerning academic writing and dealing with procrastination. During the event students of all fields can dedicate themselves to their academic projects, be it a final or a seminar paper, Bachelor or Master Thesis, or whatever other project they are working on.

2020 Detailled Programme (in German) in PDF

What is awaiting you during the Long Night Against Procrastination? In addition to some snacks and hot drinks, students can work on their texts within a specific time frame in a writing-friendly atmosphere, free from the every-day stress, totally focused on writing, with the support of experienced writing advisors from the International Writing Centre (ISZ) and the School of Social Sciences. With suggestions that go from fighting writer's block to structuring techniques and revision, the advisors can help you with your writing process.

There will be a workshop offered by the International Writing Centre on (re)structuring the writing project in a creative way (working languages German and English). SUB Göttingen staff will offer short trainings on literature research and literature management software; The Psychosoziale Beratungsstelle (PSB) will inform you about the strategies against procrastination in a talk. The Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) gives an advice on finding motivation and focusing on goals. The students can talk to the representatives of Stud-IT as well as the Göttinger Rechtszeitschrift at the corresponding information desks. The Hoschschulsport organizes a „Brain Break“.
Since we celebrate an anniversary this year, we also organise a tombola with cool prizes.

Join us at the long night! You do not need to register.