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Term paper and 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 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 

 Guideline 2018/19
 


2.Templates/Form

 Application for the Approval of the Master Thesis Topic (DOCX, 16 Kb)

 Application for the Master Thesis's Topic Change (DOCX, 17 Kb)

  Application for the Approval of the Term Paper Topic (DOCX, 16 Kb)

 Application for the Term Paper Topic Change (DOCX, 17 Kb) 

 Cover Page Sample (DOCX, 33 Kb)

 Supervisor’s Review Template (DOCX, 18 Kb)

 External Review Template (DOCX, 18 Kb)

 Supervisor’s Report on Student’s Progress (DOCX, 16 Kb)

 


3. Public Policy research clusters


4. Research areas and proposed topics by supervisor

 Topics for Term Papers 2018 (updated 04.10.18) 

 

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

 


5. Term Paper and Master’s Thesis Schedule 

ModuleWhat1st year - Term paper2nd year - Master's Thesis
Module 1Research proposal (submission to LMS into the block 'Research Seminar')October 31, 2018October 31, 2018



Module 2
  Approval of research topics by Academic Council/DirectorNovember 14, 2018November 14, 2018
   Application for Term Paper / Master’s Thesis submission to the Study office (with a signature of an academic supervisor) November 16, 2018 November 16, 2018
Outline  of Term Paper/ Master’s Thesis submission to LMS December 09, 2018  December 02, 2018
 First draft  of Term Paper/ Master’s Thesis submission to LMS December 23, 2018 December 23, 2018



Module 3
Internship Application submission to the study office -January 15, 2019
                                   Internship activities                                -January 25 - March 15, 2019
Final draft   of Term Paper/ Master’s Thesis         March 18, 2019March 18, 2019
Internship documents submission to LMS and the Study Office-March 18, 2019
 Preliminary defense  of Term Paper/ Master’s Thesis Research Seminar mid-term exam (March 25 – 29, 2019) Research Seminar mid-term exam (March 25 – 29, 2019)
  
Module         4
Finalized  Term Paper / Master’s Thesis LMS submission June 5, 2019 (11 a.m.) May 13, 2019
Defense documents submision to the Study office June 6, 2019 May 24, 2019
 Defense  of Term Paper / Master’s Thesis June 10 – 13, 2019 June 4 – 7, 2019