Seminar, Master Thesis & Master Examination Digital Humanities

On this page you will find all information about the seminar, master thesis and master exams in the MSF Digital Humanities.

The DH Lab is part of the Phil.-Hist. faculty of the University of Basel and the corresponding regulations and directives of the faculty apply. The current version of these guidelines can be found on the Documents and Instruction Sheets page of the Faculty of Phil.-Hist. If the information differs, the regulations and directives issued by the faculty apply.

All dates and deadlines in connection with the Master's thesis and the Master's examinations can be found on the central page of the Phil.-Hist.-Fakult.

The deadlines for the seminar paper must be discussed individually with the supervisor.


Seminar paper

The seminar paper is to be written in German or English after consultation with the supervisor. If possible, a seminar paper should be written on a seminar - however, a free seminar paper (learning contract) is also possible. Please also note the information sheet on the assessment of seminar papers and master's theses on this page.

Supervisors are lecturers from the Digital Humanities programme who have at least a doctorate

An overview of the possible supervisors in the DH Lab can be found here.

For exceptions, please contact the Student Advisory Service.


Masterarbeit

The Master's thesis is to be written in German or English after consultation with the supervisors. The subject in which the Master's thesis is written is designated as the major. The other subject is designated as a minor. Discuss the desired thematic content and the formalities (scope of the thesis, citation, etc.) with your supervisor from the DH Lab.

Information (registration, admission requirements, etc.) on the Master's thesis can be found in the "Master's thesis information sheet". To register, use the "Master's thesis study contract". You can find the current version on the page Documents and leaflets of the Faculty of Phil.Hist

Please also note the information sheet "Assessment of seminar and master's theses" on this page.

The Master's thesis must be supervised by two persons. One of the supervisors must hold a professorship at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Basel (group I or II), the other person must at least hold a doctorate. The second person does not necessarily have to work at the University of Basel (in this case, please consult your supervisor at the University of Basel beforehand).

An overview of the possible supervisors in the DH Lab can be found here: Link

 


Masterprüfung

For the Master's examination, two different topics from the modules "Introduction to Digital Humanities" or "Creating, Analyzing and Visualizing of Data" are agreed upon with one examiner. Both topics are covered in the examination. The examination language is English or German, as agreed with the examiners. You will discuss the scope and selection of literature directly with the examiner.

Information (registration, admission requirements, etc.) on the Master's thesis can be found in the "Master's thesis information sheet". To register, use the form "Registration for Master's examination in a subject". You can find the current version on the page Documents and leaflets of the Faculty of Phil.Hist.

The examiners are the lecturers of the subject Digital Humanities who have at least a doctorate.

An overview of the possible examination experts in the DH Lab can be found here: Link