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Department of Business and Economics

Master theses

We offer Master theses at any time.

Applications are only accepted via the online form.

Please also note the programme-specific regulations and requirements for registering a thesis*:

  • Economics: 60 ECTS
  • Industrial Engineering: 45 ECTS
  • Business Mathematics: 60 ECTS

*Information without guarantee. Please refer to your examination regulations for the current requirements.



  1. Application phase
    • You apply with your topic idea using the online form
  2. Topic identification
    • First interview to narrow down the topic
    • Preparation of a topic description with a draft outline (approx. 1-2 pages)
    • Feedback discussion on your topic description. You will also find out who will be responsible for supervising the content of your thesis.
  3. Registration of the thesis
  4. Submission of the thesis via Exabase
  5. Oral defence
    • Shortly after submission of the thesis
    • Usually 20 minutes presentation + 10 minutes discussion



If you have general questions about a thesis, please contact our secretary's office by e-mail: ewf.wiwitu-dortmundde