Master’s thesis and Viva Voce

The Master’s thesis is worth 20 ECTS credits. The thesis reflects the student’s capacity for independent study and research and should between 25,000 and 35,000 words in length.

Students must choose the topic of their Master’s thesis in consultation with a supervisor at the end of the third semester. Students have the right to suggest the topic or choose from a number of suggestions made by the supervisor. The thesis project must be designed in such a way that it can be completed within a period of four months.

The thesis will be assessed by two readers, one of whom should be the supervisor and the other a faculty member of the partner university. The supervisor will prepare a written report and submit  it  to the second reader for approval and/or comments.

Viva Voce

(1)   The oral examination is taken before a board of examiners. The board will include examiners from both universities if possible.

(2) The oral examination is worth 2 ECTS credits.