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THEORETICAL PAPER - WRITING GUIDELINES

STRUCTURE
The structure of the paper should be as follows:
• title page
• introduction
• body
• conclusion
• bibliography
• appendix or annexes
• table of contents
The title page must include the name of the university, the title of the paper, the name of the student and of the supervisor.
The introduction states the topic of the paper and its aims; it provides the reasons for the choice of the topic, illustrates the methodology, the structure and contents of the paper. It is also important to inform about the current state of studies in the considered field. The body constitutes the central part of the paper and it develops the topic stated in the introduction. It can also be sub-divided into chapters or sections. The conclusion summarizes the contents of the paper, highlights the main ideas and findings and can suggest further future research into the topic. The appendix and annexes (tables, figures, charts, interviews, etc.) present material that is not essential to the understanding of the paper, but that can provide additional information about the topic.

The table of contents is usually placed at the end of the paper, but it can also be at the beginning, immediately after the title page.
The bibliography is compiled in alphabetical order starting with the author’s last name. In the case of more works by the same author, the items should be arranged chronologically. A bibliographic reference must always contain the following information: the name of the author, the title of the book (italicized), the place of publication, the name of the publisher and the year of
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