To write your Bachelor or Master thesis at the Assistant Professorship of Information Systems, you should bring an interest in the impact of technology on individuals and businesses.

A prerequisite therefore is that you successfully passed at least one course in Information Systems offered by me or the Chairs at the Institute of Information Systems (WIN). Please indicate the respective courses in your application.

Application for Bachelor and Master theses

For Bachelor theses, you can apply twice a year in April and October. The deadline for SS2020 is 30 April 2020.

For Master theses, you can continuously apply for open topics.


Currently, topics are open in the following research areas:

  • Behavioral IS security & compliance
  • Shadow IT as user-driven business innovation
  • User experience and interaction with digital technology

Currently open topics in collaboration with external partners:


We will discuss the respective concrete research topic in a first personal session.

Own topic suggestions and theses in collaboration with external partners are possible within the research areas of the Assistant Professorship upon request. In this case, please include a short research proposal (max. 1 page) in your application.

An accompanying seminar with information on the formal, methodological, and content-based requirements and guidelines will be offered. You will get more details on the specific dates in the first personal session.

Bachelor theses can be written in German or English. Master theses are primarily written in English.

To apply for a thesis, please write an email with

  • your name,
  • student number,
  • study program and semester,
  • successfully passed IS courses, and
  • your desired topical area / a short research proposal (max. 1 page)


Please also enclose your curriculum vitae and a current excerpt of grades.


Via the following links to the Repository, you will find the Institute’s templates:


For open questions, please contact me via