Directed research I

This course is part of the programme
Doctoral study programme Cognitive Science of Language

Objectives and competences

Quality research work leading to the doctoral degree. In the context of Directed Research I, the student chooses the topic for his “qualifying” paper and prepares the list and overview of the relevant literature.
• Ability to do independent research in the selected research area
• Ability to search for literature and relevant data for the student’s research work


Depends on with a specific research topic decided upon with the help of the mentor.

Intended learning outcomes

Detailed knowledge of the topic selected for the Directed Research.


Depends on a specific topic of the directed research.


Research report and confirmation of the topic of the “qualifying” paper. 50/50