Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in DAI style

Guide: How to cite a Dissertation in DAI style

Cite A Dissertation in DAI style

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Use the following template to cite a dissertation using the DAI citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the DAI style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname Year PublishedA.  Author Surname, TitleLevelYear Published)

Example:, Duden online, 

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


Author Surname Year Published


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