German | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

We opened this paper by noting…
Wir haben diese Arbeit mit der Feststellung begonnen, ...
Used to begin a summary of the thesis
The foregoing discussion has attempted to…
Die vorangegangene Diskussion hat den Versuch unternommen, ...
Used to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
The hypotheses were tested with data covering…
Die Hypothesen wurden mit Hilfe der ... umfassenden Daten getestet.
Used to describe the data you used and how it aided your arguments
To sum up…
Zusammenfassend...
Used as a general opening to describe what you have tried to achieve in the thesis
In summary, …
Zusammenfassend...
Used as a general opening to describe the what you have tried to achieve in the thesis

Closing - Concluding

We feel that our study enhances academic understanding of the factors…
Wir denken, dass unsere Studie das akademische Verständnis für die Faktoren von ... steigern kann.
Used to give an overview of the thesis and to state the main outcome of the thesis
All in all…
Im Großen und Ganzen...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
By and large…
Insgesamt...
Used to give a general assessment of the thesis
…leads us to the conclusion that…
... führt uns zu der Schlussfolgerung, dass...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
The arguments given above prove that…
Die oben aufgeführten Argumente weisen nach, dass...
Used to give a definite conclusion with solid arguments to support it
We can see then, that…
Für uns wird daraus ersichtlich, dass...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
All of this points to the fact that…
All dies deutet darauf hin, dass...
Used to give a definite conclusion after having written your supporting arguments
Understanding...can help reveal…
Das Verständnis von ... kann dabei helfen, ... offenzulegen...
Used to give evidence, which further supports your conclusion
On balance…
Alles in allem...
Used to give an unbiased assessment of your findings
A number of restrictions of our study and areas for future research should be mentioned…
Eine Reihe von Restriktionen in unserer Studie und daraus entstehende zukünftige Forschungsfelder sollen an dieser Stelle erwähnt werden...
Comes in the conclusion of the thesis to acknowledge any limiting factors
Thus, our thesis is that there are a number of factors that…
Folglich lautet unsere These, dass es eine Reihe von Faktoren gibt, die...
Used to give a definite conclusion
Clearly, some of propositions that we have offered are not entirely unique…
Sicherlich sind einige der von uns gemachten Aussagen nicht gänzlich einzigartig...
Used to acknowledge borrowed ideas
However, we submit that the contribution of our paper rests on three areas…
Dennoch denken wir, dass unsere Arbeit in drei Bereichen einen Beitrag geleistet hat...
Used to emphasize the main conclusions of the thesis
Our study serves as a window to an understanding of the process…
Unsere Studie soll als Gelegenheit dienen, um den Prozess von ... zu verstehen...
Used to express what the thesis aimed to explain