Compulsary for students enrolled in RESMA African Studies
Students work on their research project in Africa or outside of Africa on a topic that is relevant to the broad spectrum of African Studies (the fieldwork is based on an extensive period of preparations and research proposal writing)
To enable students build experience in independent research
implement the carefully prepared research phases
construct quantitative and / or qualitative empirical data sets
develop and reflect on outcomes.
Mode of instruction
Fulltime fieldwork research for one semester.
Assessment of fieldwork report upon return. Assessment of the quality of the thesis which is dependent on the student’s fieldwork activities.
Enrollment through uSis for the course and the examination or paper is mandatory.
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Holding regular contact/report with supervisors is important.
Provide programme coordinator with contact information (telephone numbers, address, etc.) with which you can be reached during your fieldwork period.