Compulsory Modules (50 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 5: Conferences and Congresses (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory modules 1 to 3
Learning Outcome: Students present research results in national and international forums; they analyze and critically evaluate their own research results and those of others; fostering commitment to research ethics; students are aware of their own strengths and weaknesses.
Active participation in the professional scholarly world of educational sciences the form of contributions (paper, poster, etc.) at conferences and conventions or within the framework of research projects and competitive awards (for young researchers, etc.).
Module 6: Doctoral Thesis Defense (Rigorosum) (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of all other modules and positive assessment of the dissertation
Learning Outcome: Presentation, reflection on and analysis of the dissertation results in the overall context of the doctoral programme. The focus is on a summary presentation and effective communication of its outcomes, on demonstrating the distinct contribution the dissertation makes to educational sciences and on indicating capacity to use research methods and to evaluate research projects.
Final oral dissertation defense before the board of examiners.

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