PhD Management

Summerterm 2021


Lecturer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki

PhD Level, ECTS: 5

This course covers the diversity of qualitative research and provides resources for participants to consider and develop their own research practices. It further discusses and unpacks the complexity of various research design decisions in qualitative inquiry.
The course focuses on the following topics:
(1) introduction to qualitative research;
(2) the theorizing potential of the qualitative case study under different philosophical orientations
(3) sampling practices in qualitative (case) research
(4) qualitative interview research and ethnography
(5) alternatives for analyzing qualitative data
(6) publishing qualitative research in top tier academic journals.
Each part of the course is based on an analysis and discussion of examples as well as relevant pre-readings. Participants are also invited to share their own experiences in the classroom including reviews of qualitative papers.

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For Winterterm 2020 there are no PhD courses offered by this chair.

Summerterm 2020


Canceled due to corona virus.


Lecturer: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki

Workload: 5 ECTS

Exam: written assignment and in class presentation

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