Theses

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 minimum prerequisite therefore is that you successfully passed at least one of our courses or at least three courses offered at the Institute of Information Systems (WIN). Please indicate the respective courses in your application.

Application for Bachelor and Master Theses

Application for Bachelor/Master theses is open only during class periods.

For Bachelor theses, you need to apply until either June, 1 in summer semesters or December, 20 in winter semesters. So if you would like to write your Bachelor thesis in the upcoming SS2021, please apply between 12 April and 1 June 2021.

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

 

To apply for a thesis, please write an email with

  • your name,
  • student number,
  • study program and semester,
  • successfully passed IS courses (incl. transcript of records), and
  • your desired topical area (see below) OR a short research proposal (max. 1 page)

to steffi.haag@fau.de.

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

Open Topics

Currently, topics are open in the following research areas:

  • Behavioral cybersecurity & compliance
  • Shadow IT as user-driven business innovation
  • User experience and interaction with digital technology
  • Digital transformation in finance and insurance
  • Master thesis with Bosch Cognitive Services, a startup at grow (Bosch‘s incubator)

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.

Template

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

Questions?

For open questions, please contact me via steffi.haag@fau.de.