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Manual for the application for supervision of the thesis via Moodle

You need to hand in the application for supervision of the thesis to the examination board via the Moodle course "Antrag auf Betreuung der Abschlussarbeit".

The deadline for submitting your application is March 15th if you intend to write your thesis during the summer term, and September 15th if you intend to write your thesis during the winter term. It is not possible to submit an application after the deadline. Incomplete applications or application with missing information will not be processed!

Please note that the individual professors can have additional pre-requirements for supervising your thesis. Only if you match these requirements, you may write a thesis at this chair. Please check the individual chairs websites, if your preferred professor(s) have any additional requirements.

Application via Moodle

Note: Please use a PC or laptop to submit your application. Mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.) may cause problems when submitting applications.

In order to submit an application for supervision of your Bachelor thesis or Master thesis you need to log in on Moodle by using your university login and go to

https://moodle.europa-uni.de/course/view.php?id=1145

or in the following Moodle section:
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät -> Antrag auf Betreuung der Abschlussarbeit.

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Please notice that all fields indicated with an asterisk "!" are mandatory. You need to fill in these fields; otherwise your application cannot be submitted. The following fields are mandatory:

  • Matrikelnummer (Field No. 1 – Please enter your matriculation number)
  • Antrag auf Betreuung der (Field No. 2 – Please choose whether you want apply for supervision of either a Master thesis ("Masterarbeit") or Bachelor thesis ("Bachelorarbeit")
  • Field No. 3 – Please indicate whether you intend to write the thesis during the winter semester or summer semester
  • Field No. 4 – Master thesis for students of the IBA Master's program only: Which specialization do you aiming for? No specialization: “Fachübergreifend” or specialization in FACT, FINE, IOM or M&M.
  • Bachelor thesis only: Your 3 module groups in the specialization of your studies (Field No. 5 to No. 7) – these fields are activated only when you apply for a bachelor thesis.
  • all priority fields (field No. 8 to No. 10): List your 3 preferred supervisors of the thesis.
  • Field No. 11: For Bachelor thesis: Fill in the average grade of the „basic economic education“ or „Grundlagenausbildung“. For Master thesis: Fill in the average grade of courses attended at the Viadrina in your current study program. The text within this field changes according to your selection of “Bachelorarbeit” or “Masterarbeit” in Field No. 2.
  • Achievement overview, possibly supplemented by a "transcript of records" of the foreign university(ies) if the study and examination achievements have not yet been recognised and registered in viaCampus

Step-by-step manual:

Field 1: Enter your matriculation number / student ID.

Field 2: Choose whether you apply for a bachelor thesis (Bachelorarbeit) or master thesis (Masterarbeit).

Field 3: Enter the semester for which you are applying the supervision of your thesis.

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Bachelor thesis only:

Field 4: is applicable only for master theses.

Fields 5-7: Specify the 3 module groups in your specialization.

Fields 8-10: Indicate your preferred supervisors, by ranking them according to your preferences (1= first preference, 2 = second preference, 3 = third preference). Please note that all fields are mandatory, that is, you need to indicate all preferences.

Field 11: Enter your average grade from the courses of basic economic education (Grundlagenausbildung). Determine the average grade based on your transcript of records.

In case your 3 preferred supervisors do not accept your application we assign you to another supervisor based on your specialization and average grades.

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Master thesis only:

Field 4: If you study IBA Master's program choose you specialization (FACT, FINE, IOM, M&M) or indicate that you do not have a specific specialization (fachübergreifend).

Fields 5-7: for Bachelor thesis only.

Fields 8-10: Indicate your preferred supervisors, by ranking them according to your preferences (1= first preference, 2 = second preference, 3 = third preference). Please note that all fields are mandatory, that is, you need to indicate all preferences.

Field 11: Enter your average grade from the master courses attended at Viadrina university in your current study program. Determine the average grade based on your transcript of records.

In case your 3 preferred supervisors do not accept your application we assign you to another supervisor based on your specialization and average grades. 

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For bachelor and master theses:

Achievement overview – list of courses and grades from the viaCampus. Please attach a recent summary of achievements (list of courses and grades from viaCampus), possibly supplemented by a "transcript of records" of the foreign university(ies) if the study and examination achievements have not yet been recognised and registered in viaCampus. Please notice that applications without achievement overview cannot be processed!

Please notice that you can upload only one pdf-file with a maximum size of 10 MB with your achiewments.

Remark: You can merge more pdf files into one file using online pdf-converters such as http://smallpdf.com/merge-pdf.

Please note that at the time you submit your application for supervision of your thesis, you do not yet have to meet the requirements for admission to your thesis. You only have to prove this when you separately apply for admission to the thesis at the examination office (see step 2).

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To submit your application, please click on the following button.

With your application you are confirming that you have met all requirements for writing your thesis in the respective semester or will meet them at the point in time in which you apply for the admission of the thesis at the examination office (check step 2).

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Please don’t forget to print your application and keep it for your files.

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Application status

Your application will be processed after the deadline (March, 15th or September, 15th respectively). You are able to check the status of your application during this process.

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Field A – Status field

Antrag gestellt
Your application has been submitted. You are able to change your application until the application deadline. Thereafter, the changes to the application will be no longer possible.

In Bearbeitung – In Process
The application is currently processed.

Betreuung zugesagt – Application approved
The application has been approved. You will find the name of the supervisor of your thesis in Field B.

Field B – Name of the professor who has approved your application. A supervisor will be shown only if your application has been accepted.

Field C – Submission date of your application

Field D – Date of last modification of your application

 

Changes to the application form

The application can be edited until the application deadline (until March 15th or September 15th respectively). Please click on the icon in the lower left corner (see image below) to change your application.

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Delete the application

You can delete your application until the application deadline (until March 15th or September 15th respectively). Please click on delete button in the lower left corners (see image below) to delete your application.

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