Thank you for your interest in the theses offered by the Schöller Endowed Chair for Information Systems (Digitization in Business and Society). The chair team is happy to support you in writing your seminar paper, project paper, bachelor’s or master’s thesis. You can either apply for one of the advertised topics or submit your own proposal that fits the research focus and publications of the chair. We are also happy to support theses in cooperation with companies (so-called “external” theses), as long as they are compatible with our research focus. However, theses in co-supervision with other chairs are not possible at our chair.
First, please make sure that you meet the necessary requirements for writing a scientific paper at the chair. The examination regulations of your degree program are decisive; if necessary, the chair can also define its own requirements. Whether you are allowed to write a thesis at our chair depends on your course of study and the framework or subject examination regulations (Rahmen- und Prüfungsordnung) currently applicable to you. Basically, electives (focus modules) or so-called “Wahlpflicht- oder (Vertiefungs-)module” offered by the Schöller Endowed Chair of Information Systems in the context of lectures and seminars must be listed in the module handbook valid for you. If you have not successfully taken a module with us, you must submit an exception request when submitting your application documents, in which you give sufficient reasons why you would like to write a thesis with us. The exception does not apply to the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in industrial engineering with a focus on mechanical engineering or electrical engineering.
However, the student is solely responsible for ensuring that the thesis can be credited to his or her own studies.
Requirements specific to the course of study
|Degree||Course of Study||Requirements|
|Master||International Information Systems (IIS)||none|
|Master||Business Education||Elective (focus module), so-called “Wahlpflicht- oder Vertiefungsmodul”, taken at the chair or exception request|
|Master||Finance, Auditing, Controlling, Taxation (FACT)||exception request|
|Master||Management||Elective (focus module), so-called “Wahlpflicht- oder Vertiefungsmodul”, taken at the chair or exception request|
|Master||Social Economics||exception request|
|Master||International Business Studies||none|
|Master||Health Management and Health Economics||exception request|
|Master||Labor Market and Human Resources||Elective (focus module), so-called “Wahlpflicht- oder Vertiefungsmodul”, taken at the chair or exception request|
|Master||Industrial engineering with focus on mechanical or electrical engineering||Elective (focus module), so-called “Wahlpflicht- oder Vertiefungsmodul”, taken at the chair|
|Master||International Production Engineering and Management||Elective (focus module), so-called “Wahlpflicht- oder Vertiefungsmodul”, taken at the chair|
The supervision of master thesis is possible at our chair all year round. Please note, however, that for some advertised topics individual application deadlines and requirements may apply.
Students may only apply for one topic at a time (including unsolicited applications).
For your applications, please use exclusively our application portal provided via StudOn. Applications outside the evaluation portal are not possible.
Further information on the formal and program-specific requirements as well as on the application process can also be found on.