English | Phrases - Academic | Closing

Closing - Summarizing

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

Closing - Concluding

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