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Department of Business and Economics
Bachelor / Master


The following pages summarise all relevant information on the topic of theses. Please read these pages carefully.

We offer final theses (Bachelor's/Master's) for students of economics, industrial engineering, business mathematics and spatial planning. Please note the programme-specific regulations and requirements for registering a thesis:

Requirements BT  Requirements MT Application & Forms


Application for a thesis

Applications are only accepted via the online form. Please select the correct formular from the table below:


For who? Online application form Application phase?
BSc. WiWi, WIng, Wirtschatsmathematik Link ja

BSc./MSc. Raumplanung

MSc. WiWi, WIng, Wirtschaftsmathematik

Link nein

For students of the Bsc. Business Administration & Economics, Business Engineering and Business Mathematics the following application phases apply:


Term Application phase Confirmation* Exposé Registration*
Summer term 01.02.-28.02. 07.03. 08.03.-27.03. 01.04.
Winter term 01.08.-31.08. 07.09. 08.09.-25.09. 01.10.

Only applications that have been submitted via the online form, are complete and fit into the research field of the chair will be considered for the awarding of the final thesis.

Please note: Students of the Bachelor of Business Administration and Economics must additionally attend the project seminar and the academic writing at our chair. Students of the Bachelor of Business Informatics and Bachelor of Business Engineering must also take the Academic Writing.


*at the latest. Earlier confirmation or registration possible.


Themen für Abschlussarbeiten

Previous topics

Themen für Ihre Abschlussarbeit können sein:

  • International trade -  policy making, digitisation and impact on cities and regions
  • Topics of urban and regional economy - innovation clusters, smart cities, regional disparities
  • Economy & production in cities - determinants and challenges (digitisation, globalisation, urbanisation)
  • Topics of labour economics - migration, human capital formation, time allocation

Please note that the choice of topics should have an economic focus and the thesus should entail an empirical exercise.

You can find out more about the individual research priorities of the team here.

If you do not yet have a well-developed research question, we will be happy to help you develop a rough idea for a research question.

Occasionally we post specific topics for theses, these can be found at the bottom of the page (if current).


Writing Guide

You can find more information about writing a thesis at our department in our Writing Guide.


Overleaf/LaTeX Template

You can use the URI Overleaf-Template for writing your final paper or seminar paper.

For your request to our team, please contact:

Contact Person