Writing a term paper or thesis

Please use the following stylesheets when writing a term paper or thesis at the Institute of Linguistics.

Stylesheet Linguistics (German) / (English)

Detailed Guidelines: Preparation of a scientific paper in syntax (German) / (English)

provided by Katharina Hartmann

translated and typeset in LaTeX by Anke Himmelreich

LaTeX template (incl. pdf, tex, bib): guidelines_scientific_papers.zip


It is very worthwhile to learn typesetting with LaTeX during your studies. This saves you a lot of work on the format questions. You can find a detailed script for self-studying LaTeX here: