An introductory lecture on the master thesis is followed by three lectures on methodology: 1. Fundamentals of Legal Research, 2. Methodology Comparative Law and 3. Methodology Empirical Legal Research.
From these three lectures the student will work independently exploring and deepening the thesis topic. This includes drawing up a research project, finding relevant (international) sources in legislation, case law and doctrine, developing a bibliography, developing the methodology and the draft of a research question.
This preparatory work for the master's thesis is submitted to the supervisor and discussed with him.