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Final thesis

Deadlines

BA Theses

 

WS

SS

Application

September 30th

March 31st

Allocation of topics

October 15th

April 15th

Colloquium

November 9th

Mid May

Final allocation of topics and registration

following the coloquium

Submission

End of January

End of July

 MA or Diploma Theses

 

WS

SS

Application

September 30th

March 31th

Final allocation of topics/ registration

October 15th

April 15th

Colloquium

November 9th

mid May

Submission

mid February

mid August

 

Topics

At the end of each semester we will provide you with a selection of potential topics for your thesis (applies to Diploma, BA or MA), which you can find here. Alternatively, you can propose a topic within the areas of strategy, management/human resources, and organization (for more information see the checklist for applicants with individual topics). Please approach your preferred advisor well before the application deadline in order to discuss your ideas and ensure that he or she is willing to accept the thesis. If you are interested in one of the suggested topics, please contact the responsible advisor for your choice.

 

Checklist for applicants with individual topics

If you wish to write your thesis on a topic that you have proposed yourself please make sure to carefully consider the following points before submitting your proposal. 

 

1.        

Explain in what way your chosen topic is ofscientificinterest.

 

2.        

Identify the theory that is relevant to your topic.

 

3.        

Provide a list of recent sources that will form your core bibliography.

 

4.        

Explain in what ways your work will contribute to your chosen subject area.

 

5.

Structure your arguments and research along the central theme of your thesis.

 

6.        

If your topic requires you to gather empirical data, you will also need to address the following

questions:

 

6.1

Why is it necessary to provide empirical data in order to complete your thesis on the chosen

topic?

 

6.2

Which empirical method(s) do you intend to use and why?

 

6.3

Schedule the steps you need to take in order to carry out your research and complete your

thesis.

 

Further information

Further information on the formal requirements for submitting a thesis can be downloaded here: