Dr. phil. Guttenberg: The plagiarism hunters are already on the track

The former defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is back with a PhD. In the UK "University of Southampton" he acquired a doctor of philosophy. Theme of

Dr. phil. Guttenberg: The plagiarism hunters are already on the track

The former defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg is back with a PhD. In the UK "University of Southampton" he acquired a doctor of philosophy. Theme of his economic history work of correspondent banks are, the title is: "Agents, Bills, and Correspondents through the Ages: an Analytical Reconsideration of the Nature, Scope, and Significance of Correspondent Banking and its Application in Historical Precedence and Selected Case Studies".

The freely accessible work is in demand since the Reports strongly. There have been nearly three thousand Downloads, of which ninety percent in the past hours. Many of the requests are from Germany, the access statistics show.

For the preparation of the doctoral thesis is Guttenberg, in seven archives, according to documents research. He called in addition, 91 primary sources, and approximately 530 secondary sources, mainly articles and books. The sources are mostly in English, but there are also works in German, French and Italian language. The title awarded at the end of "University of Southampton" has a good reputation in the UK. But it also has other advantages. "There you are allowed to fours than 'satisfactory' in the First Legal state examination, promo, apparently has no residence requirement and it is still in the Russell Group, the strongest research around twenty British universities," says Gerhard Dannemann, Professor of English law at the Humboldt University in Berlin.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 10:20

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