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Term Papers, Master Thesis

Students of the Master’s Program “Political Analysis and Public Policy” are expected to submit two pieces of written research.
The Term Paper is submitted during the 1st year of studies.
Master Thesis is defended at the end of the 2nd year of studies after the successful completion of all the other components of the Program.
Below you may find useful guidelines and documents on the term paper and master thesis. 

1. Term Paper and Master’s Thesis Requirements Guide  
2. Templates/Forms
3. Public Policy research clusters
4. Research areas and proposed topics by supervisor
5. Term Paper and Master’s Thesis Schedule
6. Antiplagiat (Direct link) 


1. Term Paper and Master’s Thesis Requirements Guide 

Requirements Guide TP and MT (2022-23) 



 Application for the Approval of the Master Thesis Topic 

 Application for the Master Thesis's Topic Change 

  Application for the Approval of the Term Paper Topic 

 Application for the Term Paper Topic Change 

 Supervisor’s Review Template 

 External Review Template 

 Supervisor’s Report on Student’s Progress 

Cover Page Sample 

If there is a need to change the thesis topic/Supervisor, student should upload the filled and signed application for change into the special form.

3. Public Policy research clusters

4. Research areas and proposed topics by supervisor

Topics for Term Papers 2021

The topics are also to be related to the specialization of the Research Workshops.


5. Term Paper and Master’s Thesis Schedule 

ModuleWhat2nd year - Master's Thesis
Module 1Research proposal October 24, 2022

Module 2
Application  Master’s Thesis submission to the Study office and LMSNovember 14, 2022
Approval  of research topics by Academic Council/Director November 21, 2022
Outline   Master’s Thesis submission to LMS  December 02, 2022
First draft  o Master’s Thesis submission to LMS December 20, 2022

Module 3
Internship Application submission to the study officeJanuary 20, 2023
Project work defenseFebruary, 2023
Internship activitiesJanuary 23 - March 19, 2023
Internship documents submission to the Study OfficeMarch 24, 2023
Preliminary defense  Master’s Thesis Research Seminar mid-term exam (March 29 – April 2, 2023)
Module         4
Finalized   Master’s Thesis LMS submission May 15, 2023
Defense  of Term Paper / Master’s Thesis June 6– 10, 2023



6. Research Seminar Materials: research design recommendations

MA Public Policy Research seminar Research Design (PPTX)