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Term papers

How to apply for a Term paper topic:

Please note that the Term Papers and Theses topics approval has been moved to the LMS system since this academic year! You need to talk about your topic with the supervisor and then make a topic request via LMS Course Themes Module.

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Please do not forget that your request shall be approved by your Supevisor via his/her LMS account.

How to change the Term Paper/Thesis topic:

Please note that the Term Papers and Theses topics change requests has been moved to the LMS system sine this academic year! You need to talk about your topic with the supervisor and then make a topic request via LMS Course Themes Module.

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Please do not forget that your request shall be approved by your Supevisor via his/her LMS account.

Official Documents:

Term paper schedule 2021/2022

Students are entitled to propose a topic and an academic supervisor at their own initiative via LMS.

November 17, 2021, 23:59

 

Approval of  term paper topics by proposed supervisors in LMS.

November 20, 2021, 23:59

The Programme Office checks if all students have proposed term paper topics via LMS and if all these topics have been approved by supervisors.

November 26, 2021, 18:00

The Programme Academic Council discusses proposed term paper topics and supervisors. The Academic Council may suggest modifications to proposed topics. To this end, the Programme Academic Supervisor requests potential term paper supervisors to liaise with students and adjust term paper topics.  The Academic Council may introduce changes in formulation of term paper topics if deemed necessary.

 

November 29 – December 3, 2021

Approval of the proposed topics by the Programme Academic Council. The Programme Academic Supervisors provides the Programme Office with the list of approved topics.

  

December 3, 2021, 18:00

The Programme Office adds information about term paper topics and supervisors to students’ individual curricula.

 

December 15, 2021, 18:00

Supervisors provide students with assignments (terms of reference) for preparation of their term paper that include timetable and major requirements/benchmarks.

 

December 15, 2021, 18:00

Students submit a short research proposal to their supervisors. This document should contain research question/puzzle, justification of its research relevance, proposed structure of term paper and first draft of literature review.

January 17, 2022, 18:00

Students submit first draft of their term paper to their supervisors. This document should include all elements of the short research proposal submitted previously, a full literature review and preliminary reflections on theoretical and methodological framework of future MA thesis.

 

March 1, 2022, 23:59

Students defend first draft of their term paper in committees comprised of their supervisor, research methods seminar instructor and other faculty member(s).

 

March 14-18, 2022

Term paper topic can be revised and/or academic supervisor can be replaced. Respective requests are accepted by the Programme Office and should be approved by the student’s supervisor and the Programme Academic Supervisor.

 

April 22, 2022, 18:00

Uploading the final version of term paper to the LMS (via the dedicated LMS module).

 

June 6, 2022, 23:59

The Programme Office forwards term papers to reviewers who prepare their reviews.  Academic supervisors prepare their feedback.

 

June 8, 2022, 18.00

Academic supervisors and reviewers submit their feedback and reviews to the Programme Office.

 

June 15, 2022, 23:59

The Programme Office shares term paper, review and supervisor feedback with members of examination committees and uploads them to LMS (for students) no later than 3 working days before term paper defence.

 

June 16, 2022, 23:59

Public defence of term papers.

June 20-24, 2022, 18:00