What is a conceptual work?
A conceptual thesis should not completely reinvent the solution to a problem, but derive it based on existing publications. Working conceptually means to present the state of research for a specific question in a summarized, integrative and problem-related manner.
What is a literature work?
A literary work is a scientific work that examines a topic using existing literature. It is an alternative to empirical research. You collect relevant literature on your research question and critically examine the texts.
What is an interim conclusion?
In the case of longer scientific work (e.g. master’s thesis), the formulation of interim results (“interim conclusion”) can be recommended. An “excursus” of any kind should not be included in a scientific investigation, as it does not belong to the topic.
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