Become confident and overcome stage fright!

Class will be held online through Zoom and will start on November 7th at 18h00.

Do it now, it's free.

Time to cover the public speaking basics

Do you feel nervous when speaking in front of a larger group? Fear of public speaking is responsible for a 15% cut in one's chances to be promoted to a management level. Public speaking is a crucial skill for a successful career, whether academic or otherwise. 

Browse the Lesson Plan

This 6-week course will help you to master the basic tools, tactics and mindset for conquering the stage. This course is ideal for people with zero to limited experience with public speaking (and no, presenting in front of your peers on your tutorials doesn't count as experience😉. 

Week 1: How to speak confidently without preparation

You'll meet your instructor and establish a comfortable group. Apply key principles of improvisational public speaking and BIO feedback.

Week 2: How to use non-verbal communication

In this session, you will learn to center your body language (gestures, facial expression, movements, posture) and how to express it freely.

Week 3: How to manage your voice

Reflect on own use of voice and apply adequate vocal projection and vocal tools (pause, pitch, stress, volume, pace, emotions) to your own speech.

Week 4: How to create a memorable speech

Structure: the key to a memorable speech. You will learn the concepts of ethos, pathos and logos, and how to apply them to your speech.

Week 5: Audience Management

You will learn how to get attention, lead and interact with the audience and learn different forms of online public speaking.

Week 6: Time to conquer the stage

It will be time to prepare and face one last challenge: the honor of being one of the main speakers at our public event: EURxTalks 

+317 students trained with a 90% course satisfaction rate

Students' Testimonials

What do previous participants have to say about the course?

Based on 70 students who completed both pre and post measurements, self-reported public speaking anxiety went down on average by 23.5% for each student that completed the course.

I think the course was very well structured, we practiced and got motivated. There was feedback to improve our skills and great examples. In a safe environment everyone could practice and learn from each other as well.

Sumeyye Polat

I loved working on improvisation, since it helped me to get out of my head, relax and enjoy the moment. I also loved the exercises outside, mindfulness and body exercises. It made us feel like we can think out of the box, yet be who we really are.

Neha Bagga

8 weeks ago I didn't think I could learn to enjoy public speaking, but yesterday I prooved myself wrong! Thanks to the Erasmus Public Speaking Academy I got the skills and the confidence to give a TEDx-talk for a big audience.

Sara Bakx

Important Information

LifeVersity is funded by the Community for Learning and Innovation which allow us to give the courses for free for EUR students and fresh alumni. A deposit fee has been installed in the registration process please read more about it here.

It's 100% Free

Upon registration, a deposit of 20€ will be charged to secure your spot. Once you have completed the course, you get your money back.

4 hours per week

Is the time you need to commit to finish the course successfully. Around 1 hour for prep work and 2.5 hours for the training.

Certified Course

If you complete the course successfully, you will receive a badge and a certificate that you can claim through Badgr.

Meet the trainers

Our team of trainers consist of experienced public speakers and trainers. Each group will have a dedicated trainer that will lead you throughout the whole program.


Mondays at 18h00

Kudrat is a MSc student at RSM. Public speaking has always been a source of excitement and uncertainty for her. Excitement because she loves being on stage and getting the audience engaged, uncertainty because of feeling nervous just before stepping on stage. Rather than shying away, she challenged herself with our EPSA and APS courses: not only she knows how to push herself out of her own comfort zone and address her own challenges, but also  knows the public speaking struggles a student might face. Her passion is helping people develop themselves and she can't wait to help you to let your voice being heard.


Small parts of some sessions might be recorded, or screenshots of the zoom calls might be taken for communication, education and/or marketing purposes.


Please note that this program is not a therapy session, and in case you experience severe public speaking anxiety, we recommend seeking the support of a certified psychologist. 

*Applications work on a first-come, first-serve basis; however, time slots will only open if a minimum of 8 students enroll.


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Sadly this cohort is full! We will be back in January 2023!

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