The Faculty of Education and Humanities organized a seminar in Academic Writing for Bachelor students of English Philology and American Studies programmes. It was conducted by Kevin Herschi, the faculty lecturer of English and English Language Fellow of the US Embassy to Georgia. The seminar is a part of a more comprehensive project which aims at setting up a Centre for Academic Writing at International Black Sea University. The participants were sophomore, junior and senior year students who want to develop their skills in academic writing. The seminarhighlighted some key concepts, showed the importance of academic writing and involved students in interactive and interesting activities. The participants will get a dual certificate issued by the US Embassy to Georgia and the International Black Sea University; the students with outstanding performance throughout the seminars will be selected to be trained as trainers of academic writing so that in the future they offer training sessions to students from all faculties at International Black Sea University.