Bachelor’s Thesis

Prof. Busse would be pleased to supervise your bachelor’s thesis in the field of international economics (trade or finance). In order to qualify, you need to fulfill the following requirements:

1.       General requirements as per bachelor examination regulations, i.e., minimum credit points, paper assignment.

2.       Successful completion of one of the following modules: Foundations of International Trade, International Finance or Intermediate Macroeconomics (or the previously offered modules Grundlagen der Außenwirtschaft und Entwicklungspolitik oder Wachstum und Konjunktur).

If you cannot fulfill the second requirement, you may still write your bachelor’s thesis at our chair provided that you acquire the required knowledge in international economics independently.

Registration for the bachelor’s thesis is done via our faculty’s WiWi-BOS-System. 

You can get a binding promise to write your bachelor’s thesis at our chair provided that you have completed one of the modules Foundations of International Trade, International Finance, Fallstudienseminar Außenwirtschaft (Case Studies in International Economics) or Intermediate Macroeconomics with a grade of “very good” or “good” (2.3 or better) and there are sufficient resources at our chair. The bachelor’s thesis topic is always (!) determined by the Chair of International Economics. You may, however, choose if you would like to write in Trade or International Finance.

You may write your thesis in German or English.


Please find our guidelines for scientific writing here. 

Contact person for all inquiries regarding bachelor’s thesis: Tim Vogel.