infos for writing papers and theses


  • zulassungsarbeit (lehramt): 12,000-16,000 words

  • bachelor's thesis:12,000-16,000 words

  • master's thesis: 25,000-30,000 words

layout & style:


other requirements: 

  • develop a meaningful research question or hypothesis

  • structure your paper in accordance with the exploration of that research question

  • your work should combine theory and application, i.e. working with data and/or providing your own linguistic analysis

  • write in academic English

downloads & links: