Bachelor and Master Theses

Procedure regarding the Application for Bachelor- and Master Theses

We offer the opportunity to register your master and bachelor thesis 4 times a year. Closing dates for application are: 15th January, 15th April, 15th July, 15th October. For general information on registration, procedure, and submission, please refer to the examination regulations. Please also see the homepage of the examination office for further information (Link).

In order to ensure a smooth administration of applications, each applicant has to fill out or enclose the institute’s application form, a short CV, grade overview (FlexNow hardcopy is sufficient) and a research proposal (the research proposal is only required if you want to work on your own topic). Please submit these documents to the secretary of the institute via email to

Institute application form

Topic selection and exposé

If your application is accepted and you agree with your supervisor on a specific topic (see our topic over view below), then apply officially at the examination office. Please obtain the official application document at the examination office (“Antrag auf Zulassung zur Abschlussarbeit”) and submit it to your supervisor.

Academic standards

Regarding the formatting, please refer to the thesis guidelines:
Seminar and Theses Guidelines


Master students are required to present the progress at the chair. Your supervisor will inform you about the specific date.

Bachelor and Master Theses

  • International students’ return decisions and employment outcomes after reentry (BA/MA, English language)
  • Graduates’ perceived employability in the host countries (BA/MA; English language)

Contact: Ni Liu

  • Discrimination of expatriates in the host country (BA; German or English language)

Contact: Julia Schmid