3904217: Master's thesis

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Semester:SS 15
Scheduled in semester:4
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:13.0 L / 10.0 h
Self-directed study time:890.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in IT and Business Process Management (01.10.2008)


Further information for master´s thesis submission

On Monday, August 3rd , 11:00 am the deadline for turning-in your Master’s thesis will expire - 4 linen-covered copies and 1 CD

IMPORTANT Information:
We also want to point out, that, as always during summer months, there are already reduced opening hours at the front desk, where you will need to turn in your copies.

  • 13 July – 17 July 2015: Mo – Fri from 8.30 – 11:30
  • 20 July – 24 July 2015: closed
  • 27 July – 14 August 2015: Mo – Fri from 8:30 – 11:30

Please let us know immediately if you are unable to drop the thesis off during these opening hours.

Further information for writing the master thesis

Please note the following deadlines:
  • Submission of the signed thesis proposal (Exposé) until 1st of Oct. (winter term) / 1st of March (summer term) to the secretary at the Institute of Information Systems.

  • The already scheduled dates of the commencement ceremony can be found in the menu bar on the left.

  • The registration for the commencement ceremony is handled by the study administration. Dates of the commencement ceremony are given in the menu bar located on the left / topic commencement ceremony

Submission of master's thesis must be accompanied by:

  • A CD ROM containing thesis' digital copy (to be handed in at the central service desk)
  • Direct submission of thesis' digital copy to the supervisor and co-supervisor (via e-mail)

The Study and Examination Regulations and the Guidelines for Academic Work contain the necessary regulations. >>Link

In case of any questions please contact the module director or Ms.Leona Chandra (leona.chandra@uni.li)

Please consider especially the following aspects:

  • The thesis proposal is written in accordance with the supervisor and the co-supervisor. Both should be team members of the institute of information systems. External supervisors (e.g. of the student's employer) are usually integrated as an additional practical supervisor. In this case there are a supervisor, co-supervisor and a practical supervisor involved in a thesis project. An external co-supervisor can be agreed in exceptional cases only (please check with the administration office of the institute if a personal data sheet is necessary for this person).

  • The official editing time is defined on the thesis proposal and may not exceed 22 weeks. A shorter editing time is possible.

  • While editing the master's thesis a colloquium with the supervisor must be held.

  • The dates and deadlines given in this module description are the last possible dates for the adhering presentation and defense. Thesis submission made after these deadlines are presented at the following date for presentation and defense.


Admission Requirements

  • For module registration and exposé submission: 60 ECTS completed, including the module "Research Methods"


Creswell, J. W. (2003). Research design: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. London, UK: Sage Publications.

Saunders, M. N., Lewis, P., & Thornhill, A. (2009). Research methods for business students. Harlow, UK: Prentice Hall Financial Times.

Leedy P. D. & Ormrod, J.E. (2012). Practical research: Planning and design. Cambridge, MA: Pearson.


  • PWW-MA_Master Thesis (SS 15, in Bewertung)