Master's Thesis

Requirement for writing a master's thesis is the successful completion of a seminar offered by the Area Finance. Topics for theses are assigned in coordination with the chairs of Prof. Maug, Prof. Niessen-Ruenzi, Prof. Ruenzi, Prof. Theissen and Prof. Weber. It is also possible to assign a topic with a flexible starting date. In this case the successful completion of a seminar (Seminarschein) offered by the Chair of Risk Theory, Portfolio Management and Insurance (FIN 760) is required.


Time Schedule Spring Semester 2019


Announcement of topics

(topics for the Spring Semester 2019 can be found here)



14:00-14:45: Ruenzi
14:45-15:15: Albrecht
15:15-15:50: Niessen-Ruenzi
15:50-16:50: Theissen
16:50-17:35: Maug

Presentation of topics L9, 1-2, 001

(the slides of the introductory event can be found here)


08.03.2019 – 15.03.2019

Submission of priority list

(the link to the online application form can be found here)

22.03.2019 Announcement of topic assignments (here)
22.03.2019 – 29.03.2019 Registration period
29.03.2019 Starting date
29.07.2019 Submission of master's thesis (Secretary's office)

Formal Guidelines

Please consider our formal guidelines on writing a thesis.