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Academic Pandoc template

Write beautiful academic texts with the distraction-free Pandoc Markdown and typademic.

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Getting Started

Read the documentation and make sure you have a Markdown editor like and a Bibtex editor like JabRef installed.

Use with typademic online (BEGINNER)

  1. Download the academic-pandoc-template
  2. Edit /template/ according to the Markdown guide with your favorite Markdown editor
  3. Edit /template/references.bib with your favorite Bibtex editor
  4. Upload all files in /template/ to typademic and convert it to PDF or Docx
  5. Be happy!

Use with Pandoc and Latex (ADVANCED)

Install all prerequisites

Open your command line, navigate to /template/ and execute the following commands.

pandoc --output academic-pandoc-template.pdf --from markdown+ascii_identifiers+tex_math_single_backslash+raw_tex+table_captions+yaml_metadata_block+autolink_bare_uris --pdf-engine xelatex --filter pandoc-citeproc --standalone
pandoc --output academic-pandoc-template.docx --from markdown+ascii_identifiers+tex_math_single_backslash+raw_tex+table_captions+yaml_metadata_block+autolink_bare_uris --pdf-engine xelatex --filter pandoc-citeproc --standalone


This project is maintained by @maehr. Please understand that we won't be able to provide individual support via email. We also believe that help is much more valuable if it's shared publicly, so that more people can benefit from it.

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Please read for details on our code of conduct, and the process for submitting pull requests to us.


We use SemVer for versioning. For the versions available, see the tags on this repository.


  • Moritz Mähr - Initial work - maehr

See also the list of contributors who participated in this project.


This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the file for details


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