Information about Bachelor and Master Theses


Guide for the Preparation of Papers and Theses   (119.1 kB)

Bachelor Theses


Can I write my thesis at the Chair of Macroeconomics?

Yes, the Chair of Macroeconomics supervises bachelor theses.

What topics can my thesis be concerned with?

You can write bachelor theses on the following topics at the Chair of Macroeconomics:
- Behavioral Macroeconomics
- Monetary Theory And Policy
- Financial And Real Estate Markets
- Foreign Trades
- Financial And Euro Crisis
- General Macroeconomics
- Sustainability, Resources And Growth

Topics from other areas are usually not supported.

You can find a list of topics of the past

here


How will the bachelor thesis be supervised?

When you write your thesis at the Chair of Macroeconomics, you must participate in the Junior Colloquium of the Chair of Macroeconomics. This will take place approximately two weeks after the start and about a week before filing the BSc thesis. In this colloquium, you will have to shortly (10 minutes) present your work (with PowerPoint presentation and outline as a handout). The staff of the chair will then discuss with you about your subject and give you tips. If necessary, further meetings can be arranged.

What conditions need to be met for writing a bachelor thesis at the Chair of Macroeconomics?

There are no mandatory requirements. However, it is recommended to have attended one or several courses offered by the Chair in the profiling phase. Also you should have good English language skills and be willing to engage with mathematical models.

What should I do if I want to write the thesis at the Chair of Macroeconomics?

There are two ways how you can write your thesis at the Chair of Macroeconomics.

1) Put the Chair of Macroeconomics as your first preference in Wiwi-BOS. You will automatically take part in the general lottery.

2) You agree on a thesis without taking part in the lottery draw. Please contact Professor Roos via E-Mail to arrange a meeting.
Please also note that participating in the Wiwi-BOS is the general rule and we will only assign other theses in exceptional cases.

For more Information:

Please take note of the following guidelines before you begin working on your dissertation: A guide for the preparation of seminar papers and final theses at the Chair of Macroeconomics:

Guide for the Preparation of Papers and Theses   (119.1 kB)


Master Theses


Can I write my thesis at the Chair of Macroeconomics?

Yes, dissertations about macroeconomic issues can be written at the Chair of Macroeconomics.

What conditions exist for writing a thesis?

As a rule, you must have already successfully taken part in a seminar at our Chair. You should ideally have an economics focus in macroeconomics. Of course good English language skills and the willingness to engage with original scientific literature is important.

What do I have to do in order to write my thesis at the Chair of Macroeconomics?

If you meet the requirements, you can contact Professor Roos by E-Mail to arrange a meeting.

For more information:

Please take note of the following guidelines before you start working on your dissertation: A guide for the preparation of seminar papers and final theses at the Chair of Macroeconomics:

Guide for the Preparation of Papers and Theses


Here you can find a description of the criteria according to which diploma theses are evaluated at the Chair of Macroeconomics:

Criteria for the Evaluation of Diploma Theses



Double Masters with the University of East Anglia


Since 2010 the RUB is offering a Double Masters Programme in Cooperation with the University of East Anglia (UEA). Please find further information about the Programme here.