This page provides information on how to write term papers.


The following guidelines outline the requirements for a term paper:


The following templates must be used for the preparation of a term paper:


Term papers are evaluated on the basis of a so-called rubric in which various criteria are assessed. Separate rubrics were developed for literature reviews and for empirical theses for qualification; you can see them here.


The University of Potsdam has published the following guidelines for avoiding plagiarism and promoting gender-appropriate language: