Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Students who successfully complete the 4ECTS version of the course should be able to learn to discuss their research plan, the content and methodology in relation to their work and develop their research projects further.

Credits: 2

Schedule: 23.09.2020 - 28.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Susanna Helke

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Susanna Helke

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The students present their research projects to the other doctoral students, discuss them in relation to different thematic angles and assignments.The film department doctoral seminars gather in small work groups (research saunas).

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    4 ECTS = 108 hours
    Contact teaching: seminars, discussions 30h
    Reading work 38h
    Individual work: written essay 40h