During the semester, the student conducts research work under the guidance of a supervisor. The aim of the project is to get acquainted with the methodology of scientific research and to acquire professional knowledge beyond the curriculum. In order to complete the subject, the results of the independent work must be summarized in a short essay (at least 15 pages). The results must be also presented in a lecture at the end of the semester. The dissertation and the presentation may help in submitting a TDK dissertation.