Editing of Master’s Theses

For master's candidates intending to defend a thesis in Spring 2019:

  1. The deadline to submit a complete, fully-formatted manuscript by email to the Atatürk Institute editor for a preliminary check prior to the defense is May 27, 2019. (Refer to the thesis preparation and submission procedures below).
  2. After succesfully defending and making all corrections and additions to their theses requested by their committees, master's candidates must download, complete, and print out the Formatting Approval Form. You are responsible for obtaining your advisor's signature and emailing a digital image of the signed form to the editor along with the final version of your thesis. (Refer to the standard submission procedures for the final format check). Candidates should submit these to the editor as soon after their defenses as possible, but at the latest by June 17, 2019.
  3. Candidates should get in contact with their academic advisors as soon as possible regarding other requirements and the scheduling of the defense.

Thesis Preparation

Master’s candidates are encouraged to download the thesis preparation package and use the enclosed Microsoft Word template from the time they start writing.

Submission Procedures

  1. Be sure your manuscript is ready for editing:
    • Verify that the thesis is complete, including the notes, bibliography, appendices, and all front matter together with the preface or acknowledgements. Partial work will not be accepted.
    • Verify that the manuscript is formatted in accordance with the Institute’s Form of Theses and Dissertations.
    • Perform the items on the “Manuscript Checklist” in the Institute’s Usage Manual.
    • Review the FAQ.
  2. Submit your manuscript in Microsoft Word format to the editor via e-mail.

Please note that after your jury, you are required to submit your manuscript to the editor a second time for the final format check.

Further Information

If you have any questions not addressed by the FAQ, you may contact the editor by email.