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Writing Term Papers and BA/MA Theses

Writing a term paper is a demanding, yet, rewarding task which requires time, dedication, focus, and an overall understanding of what academic writing is about. The following guideline and resources are here to help you navigate the task of writing a term paper, your BA and MA theses.



Sample term papers (BA and MA) as well as sample BA/MA theses from the department can be found (non-circulation!) on the reserve shelf (Semesterapparat) at the Campus Nord library (Hessische Straße).


Useful downloads

  • Certificate of Attendance (Arbeitsnachweise)
    Dear students, for completing your modules you will need to hand in the so-called „Arbeitsnachweise“ (Certificates of Attendence) to the Prüfungsbüro (the registrar's office, Katharina Bordiehn (BA & MA English and American Studies), Beatrice Langhoff (Master of Education: Englisch).

    During the last two weeks of each semester, within your course time, you can collect the necessary signatures from your instructors and professors.

    For MA students, please download your form here.
    For BA students, please download your form here.
    For ERASMUS students, please download your form here.