Academic proofreading and editing services

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Academic proofreading and editing services

Cambridge Proofreading’s experienced editors have assisted over 60,000 students and academics with their proofreading and editing requirements. Our professional academic editors hold advanced degrees and have years of experience in proofreading and editing undergraduate and postgraduate papers.

A trusted name in proofreading and editing

For academics: we can improve the language of your journal manuscripts, research proposals, CVs, résumés, and other documents. Our Cambridge Quality Guarantee is an assurance of this promise.

For manuscripts intended for publication, we recommend our two-editor premium service. Having two editors review your manuscript ensures the highest possible level of accuracy. Read more about our academic proofreading services for journal manuscripts here.

For students: we can significantly improve the quality of writing in your essays, assignments, applications, and other documents.

Our editors have the expertise and experience needed to refine your manuscript by improving its language, register, and clarity.

A thorough review of your document

Our rigorous and thorough academic proofreading service adds real value to documents such as:


Accepted in my target journal

“My manuscript was rejected from my target journal due to English language flaws. They requested that I seek professional academic editing to help to fix the issues. After reading positive reviews, I tried Cambridge. The experience was highly satisfactory – after their work, my manuscript was accepted by the journal!”
Jonas, University of Amsterdam

The best proofreading service

“Many thanks to the editors, Suzanne and Kathleen. After spending tens if not hundreds of hours working on my manuscript, I think I would have gone crazy if I had to proofread it. The editors have done a fabulous job of correcting my many mistakes.”
Geoffrey, London, UK

Very satisfied with the work by the editor

“I used Cambridge’s academic editing services and was very satisfied with the results. I subsequently used them to edit the manuscript that I developed from the original thesis. Again, they delivered satisfactory results. I will use them again in the future.”
Fabiano, Toronto, Canada

Subject-matter expertise

With 300+ editors spanning the entire spectrum of academic disciplines, we can assign most documents to subject-matter experts. We know there is no substitute for subject-matter expertise.

Experienced academic editors

All of the academic editors in our network hold advanced qualifications (first degrees, master’s degrees, and PhDs) from leading American, British and Anglo-sphere universities. Many also are members of leading industry bodies, such as the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) and the Council of Science Editors (CSE).

Less than 1% of editors who apply to Cambridge make it through our rigorous selection process.

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  • Sara



    “It is clear that the reviewer put their effort into correcting every character in my report, thanks for the advice and comments, it was very helpful!”

  • Rupert



    “Just excellent! I’m always grateful the work Cambridge Proofreading do as they do it very professionally and always on time. Thank you!”

  • MJV



    “The editor did a very professional job with not only correcting spelling, grammatical and punctuation mistakes, but also editing whole sentences in order to make them easier to understand.”

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