Starting with the Winter term 2018/19, the Chair for Innovation Management will accept candidates through the WiWi-BOS system. To apply for a pre-confirmation of Bachelor thesis supervision (prior to the allocation via WiWi-BOS), please contact Professor Weiss by March 1 (Summer term) or September 1 (Winter term).
A summary of the available topics for Bachelor Theses will be sent out after the allocation through WiWi-BOS. Then, you can inform us about your preferences. The topics will pertain to the topic areas listed below.
The duration of Bachelor theses is 6 weeks for 2-subject BA students, and 9 weeks for 1-subject BA students. Bachelor theses can be written in English or German language. The volume of the thesis amounts to 60.000 - 80.000 characters (only main text body, without references; including blanks).
For general questions regarding Bachelor theses, please contact Prof. Matthias Weiss via mail.
Students interested in writing their Master thesis at the Chair for Innovation Management are asked to contact Prof. Matthias Weiss at least six weeks prior to the planned starting date of the thesis in order to discuss potential topics for the thesis. Such topics need to be in the range of the topic areas listed below.
Generally, writing one's Master thesis at the Chair for Innovation Management implies carrying out an empirical study.
It is possible to write one's Master thesis in cooperation with a company. In these cases, however, topics need to clearly align with the research areas listed below and need to offer a sufficient level of originality. Master theses can be written in English or German language. The volume of the thesis amounts to 120.000 - 150.000 characters (only main text body, without references; including blanks).
PLEASE NOTE: OUR CAPACITIES TO SUPERVISE MASTER THESES ARE FULLY BOOKED. WE WILL ASSIGN NEW THESES IN MARCH FOR WINTER TERM 22/23.
- Supporting innovation processes through digital technologies
- Teamwork in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
- Setbacks and failure in innovation and entrepreneurship
- Integrating start-ups in organizational R&D
- Regional variations in innovative activity
- Transformation of the work place through digitization
- Facilitators and barriers of entrepreneurship
- The interplay of leadership and innovation
- Social innovation and social entrepreneurship
Formatting of Theses
Detailed instructions regarding the formatting of theses are available in the style guide.