The Bachelor's or Master's thesis is a written scientific paper written by the student at the end of the Bachelor's or Master's degree programme. It is intended to show that the candidate is able to independently work on a problem within a given period of time using scientific methods under guidance.

Crediting, completion time and recommended semester according to the study plan

  • The Bachelor thesis is credited with 12 credit points and has a maximum processing time of three months. It is scheduled for the 6th semester in the study plan.
  • The Master's thesis is credited with 30 credit points and has a maximum processing time of six months. It is scheduled in the course plan for students who begin their studies in the winter semester in the 4th semester or in the 3rd semester if they begin their studies in the summer semester.

The grade of the module Bachelor's or Master's thesis results from the evaluation of the written thesis. A Bachelor's or Master's colloquium for the defence of the thesis is not planned.

Requirements for registering the thesis

It is not possible to register the thesis without fulfilling the following requirements:

Bachelor's thesis

Master's thesis

Minimum Credit Points (CP) for registering the thesis

120 CP

50 CP

Completion of special modules / examinations

Completion of all modules from the mathematical-scientific compulsory area of the 1st/2nd semester

Module "Scientific Integrity

Proof of language skills


Master GRM/Specialisation REM: Proof of English language skills at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)



If admission is subject to conditions, these must be proven by the time of registration of the Master's thesis.

Repetition of the thesis

It is possible to repeat the thesis once. The repeated Bachelor's or Master's thesis must be registered no later than three semesters after the failed attempt of the first thesis. Students who fail to meet this deadline lose their examination entitlement for the entire degree programme, unless they are not responsible for the failure.