Master Thesis

Language of instruction



Students should have successfully written a Master seminar paper in the field (i.e. literature or linguistics) in which they are planning to conduct the Master Thesis project.


Students are to agree on their topic with their supervisor in a timely manner. Further details pertaining to requirements specific to the respective field in which the student has chosen to write the thesis should be discussed with them. Students are able to: (a) devise, plan, and conduct an independent research project using appropriate theoretical and methodological approaches; (b) solicit appropriate feedback; (c) present their own research in C2-level academic prose, which applies the conventions of academic writing in English.

Learning outcomes

The Master thesis shows evidence of the ability to work independently on an academic project of a suitable level within the stipulated time limit, and to present this appropriately.


Master Thesis