Application for supervision of the thesis
First (Step 1), you need to hand in the application for supervision of the thesis to the examination board.
The deadline for writing your thesis in the next summer semester is March 15th, for the winter semester September 15th.
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.
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).
Please consider the following procedere!
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
or in the following Moodle section:
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät -> Antrag auf Betreuung der Abschlussarbeit.
You do not have to send your application to the examination board by post.
Please use a PC or laptop to submit your application. Mobile devices (smartphones, tablets, etc.) may cause problems when submitting applications.
Further information / manual for the application via moodle
Admission to the thesis
In step 2 (after receiving the confirmation of supervision, see step 1 above) you apply for admission to the final thesis at the examination office (not at the examination board), usually after consulting the first assessor. After admission, you register with the supervisor of your thesis. The corresponding form will be sent by the examination office.
Application forms for admission to the bachelor thesis
- International Business Administration: SSO 2021 | SSO 2017
- Internationale Betriebswirtschaftslehre: SSO 2021 | SSO 2017
- Recht und Wirtschaft | Wirtschaft und Recht
Application forms for admission to the Master thesis
Please note that it is not possible to derive any right from the General Study and Examination Regulations (ASPO) in conjunction with the Subject-Specific Regulations (SSO) to prepare the thesis for a particular first examiner.
Submission of the thesis
Two bound copies and an electronic version of the thesis shall be submitted to the examination office by the specified deadline. Please send the electronic version of the thesis to email@example.com (Bachelor IBWL and Master IBA) or firstname.lastname@example.org (Bachelor IBA).
Extra time in the process of writing a thesis in agreement with the supervisor
According to article 17 (10) ASPO the relevant examination board may at the student’s request, in agreement with the supervisor, extend the preparation period in justified cases where circumstances arise that are beyond the student’s control. The request for an extension must be submitted as soon as such circumstances arise.
Application form for extra time in the process of writing a thesis in agreement with the supervisor
Extra time in the process of writing a thesis in case you get sick
In case you get sick in the process of writing your thesis (Bachelor or Master thesis) and if that sickness notably affects your performance, you have the possibility to apply for extra time to work on the thesis at the relevant examination board. Further information.