Length of the research plan 5 to 10 pages (font: Times New Roman pt or similar).

A research plan usually consists of the following parts:

  1. Summary (abstract)
  2. Introduction: background and the research objectives
  3. Starting point of the research, connections to the previous studies
  4. Specification of the research problems
  5. Research methods
  6. Timetable for research and action plan
  7. Expected results of the research
  8. Key literature

Research plan can also include a publication plan and a study plan.