Thesis

Writing a Master's Thesis at our Chair

Upon individual agreement with Prof. Alexander, it is possible to write the Master's Thesis at our chair in English.

Please note the deadlines to have a thesis counted for a specific semester (these are subject to slight change according to the date of the seminar. Please see Seminars for more details):

Herbstsemester / autumn semester: 1 November or before the seminar (if offered)

Frühjahrsemester / spring semester: 20 April or before the seminar (if offered) 

Prof. Alexander does not accept Master's thesis candidates outside of seminars in the Spring Semester.

Requirements: Master and Bachelor Thesis until and including FS2021 (PDF, 27 KB)

Requirements: Master and Bachelor Thesis from HS2021 onward (PDF, 109 KB)

Draft Declaration of authorship/Eigenständigkeitsvereinbarung (DOCX, 15 KB)

PlagScan

Data to include in the application

  • name / surname
  • address
  • telephone number
  • email
  • matriculation number
  • starting date
  • planned closing date
  • credit points.

Application

Please send an email containing the personal information above, a topic suggestion and a draft plan of your thesis to the following email address:

lst.alexander@rwi.uzh.ch

Please note that Prof. Alexander does not accept Master's thesis candidates outside of seminars in FS19.

Studies Reform 2021

Please note that from Autumn Semester 2021 onwards, Master's students will only write one Master's thesis, which will be comprised of 12 ECTS.