In the course of preparing a research paper, students must acquire the skills and initial experience of scientific research and correct formalisation of the results of research. This includes the skill of formulating and outlining the researched problem, setting a clear research goal and the research tasks that arise from this, selecting suitable research methodology and empirical material, working with specialist literature that concerns the topic and finding answers to the research tasks set in the research paper as well as analysing and generalising the results of the research. The main part of a research paper should be about 25-30 pages long, plus the list of references, annexes and summary.
In order to be registered for the course, the student must submit an application specifying their supervisor and topic.
Study materials and documents
Graduating in January
Graduating in June
The aim of the practical training is to gain the experience of practical work by applying the obtained theoretical knowledge to the solution of specific practical problem.
Students work in various institutions (ministries, municipalities, banks, enterprises, etc) in order to study the main working tasks of these organisations giving emphasis on solving the individual working task formulated by the host institution of the practical training. The practical training ends with defending the report, which consists of the description of the host institution's organizational structure, its main working tasks etc and of the possible solutions to the formulated individual working task.
In order to be registered for the course, the student must submit a due application and a letter of motivation (informal description of your interests to pursue a certain internship).
Detailed internship guidelines here.
Internship guidelines in SIS
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