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Master´s Thesis

For each chair, specialized knowledge and skills are generally required to successfully complete a master's thesis at this chair.

This table lists the minimum requirements of all chairs:


You must meet these requirements to write your thesis at the respective chair. Please note that all requirements mentioned, which are not explicitly marked with an „or“, must be met in total.

Here you can find a list of all chairs of the school of business informatics and business mathematics.

For the Data & Web Science Group you find relevant informations here.

Here you can find a list of all chairs of the Area Informations Systems.

Emergency process to get a Master Thesis topic

If, despite careful planning and communication with several chairs, you have not found a supervisor, you can take part in the following emergency procedure. Please note that Area IS chairs are currently not participating in this process.

  • In Portal 2 you will find the following course „Anmeldung Master­arbeit“ („Registration Master Thesis“)
  • Here you can apply for a thesis at those chairs whose minimum requirements (see table) you fulfill. Please note that you must select at least three chairs. For the start date 01.02. you have to apply in the period between 01.-15.11., for the start date 01.08. you have to apply from 01.-15.05.
  • An assignment is also possible to chairs out of your priorities if you fulfill the requirements.
  • You will get a slot at a chair at the 01.12./01.06. The chair will offer you a topic for your thesis, which does not mean that you automatically will be accepted. First you have to take part in the normal process of the respective chair, e.g. writing of an exposé.
  • If you get an assignment you have to contact the chair within two weeks to conform the assignment.
  • You have to start your thesis at the beginning oft he upcoming semester. The mandatory start date of your thesis is 01.02. or 01.08., respectively.