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Description of intended research project



The description should be an outline of the doctoral thesis project you intend to work with.
The following issues should be addressed in the draft:

1. A project title and an abstract (the abstract should be about 250 words).

2. A brief introduction of your research topic and its significance within the relevant field.

3. The specific research question for your dissertation.

4. A concise literature review of the field relating to your topic.

5. The proposed theoretical framework for the project, where the main concepts are specified as far as possible.

6. The proposed research design and methodology. (When it is appropriate the most important variables should, as far as possible, be specified and operationalized, and the plan should additionally formulate hypotheses concerning the relationship between them.)

7. A discussion of the potential original contribution of the project to existing scholarship in the field.

8. A list of references/bibliography.

The description may consist of a maximum of 2.500 words, approx. 6 pages, (one and a half spaced lines, font 12), abstract included, but list of references excluded.

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