Guidlines for Graduation Theses

Information and guidelines on formal design criteria for graduation theses according to the APA-standard can be found via the following links:

APA-standards, German Society of Sport Science

dvs guidelines for the APA-standard

At the University of Potsdam all submitted graduation theses are subject to a plagiarism check. For this purpose and as of September 2017, the University of Potsdam uses the Software “PlagAware“.

To this end, it is required that all graduation theses are submitted in electronic form!

The following file types are supported:

  • Microsoft Office-files,
  • Open/Libre-Office-files, and
  • Adobe PDF-files.

Publishing of Graduation Theses

The „Akademie für Sport und Gesundheit“ (Academy of Sport and Health; holder Dr. Julian Bergmann; Radolfzell) is starting a project to promote junior scientists and transfers of research findings into practice.

This gives students the opportunity to publish graduation theses that were rated as very good on the academy’s website ( free of charge.