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General Information on Master Thesis

 General Information on Master Thesis

The processing time for the Master thesis starts within the scope of a kick-off meeting one week prior to the official lecture period.

  • Participation in the kick-off meeting is mandatory.
  • Individual start times are not allowed.
  • The processing time is 180 days for the two year Master Program.

Each student moreover obliges to hold a presentation on the respective topic approx. six weeks after the starting date. Within this presentation the research questions, research objectives as well as the research approach are discussed with the other participants. We will announce the schedule during the kick-off Meeting.


Thesis candidates should have completed the modules "Entrepreneurship" and / or "Technology and Innovation Management".

Please note that the following prerequisites are required to register for the thesis:

  • Completion of at least 60 CP in the master
  • At least one successfully completed bachelor seminar (Proseminar)
  • At least one successfully completed master seminar (Hauptseminar)

Guidelines on formal and contextual requirements

The guidelines contain all relevant information on formal and contextual requirements of scientific papers at the department BWL X.

Each student is required to follow these formal and structural requirements. In addition to that, the guidelines also include helpful advice regarding the grading of written exams.

 Thesis - schedules and topics 

The application for theses, proseminars and Master seminars needs to be done via Studip under the event "Bewerbung Proseminar-, Seminar- und Thesisplätze".

For more information on the schedule and deadlines, please check the deadline list and Studip.

 Information on plagiarism

The creation of scientific work at the department BWL X is based on mutual trust. Students oblige to do any examination independently and without external help. This also comprises the correct quotation of copied phrases and text passages. Without any reference to the original source of external material, your work will be regarded as plagiarism.

The department BWL X reserves the right to not papers and theses either in part or entirely in case of a plagiarism. With submission of the work students declare to accept these rules and allow us to analyze their paper with a plagiarism software.