Statistics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods

S312/S322 Bachelor Thesis in Empirical Economics (BSc)

This seminar is jointly offered by the chairs of Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen (Statistics, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods) and Prof. Dr. Joachim Grammig (Econometrics, Statistics and Empirical Economics).

Please note that due to the Corona Pandemic, classroom events cannot take place until further notice.
Therefore, the seminar will take place mainly through online correspondence between you and your assigned supervisor. We will contact you after you have been assigned to a supervisor (see time line below). Specific questions regarding your project will then be clarified in one on one meetings with your assigned supervisor.

Students who want to join the seminar are required to upload a current transcript of records and fill out a survey regarding their topic preferences in Ilias until April 19, 23:55h.




Prof. Dr. Martin Biewen
Prof. Dr. Joachim Grammig
Prof. Dr. Thomas Dimpfl
Dr. Jantje Sönksen

Dalia Elshiaty

Johannes Bleher

Constantin Hanenberg

Marian Rümmele
Miriam Sturm

Profiles:   B.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration
B.Sc. in International Economics
B.Sc. in International Business Administration

Applied Econometrics (or similar)

Language:   English (German possible)
Time and Place:   See timeline below
Introductory Session:   Dropped. Communication exclusively online (until further notice)
Exam:   1) Presentation of draft (20 min)
2) Bachelor thesis (20 pages)
3) Presentation of bachelor thesis (20 min)
Credits:   12 ECTS


until 19.04.2020 Upload transcript of records and topic preferences on Ilias  

until 22.04.2020

Provision of further information and call for final registration. Assignment to supervisor via email
until 27.04.2020 Discussion of the topic chosen with assigned supervisor  
28.04.2020 Start of bachelor thesis  
29.05.2020, 8:15-11:45h Presentation of first draft and feedback Online Meeting Room (subject to changes)

07.07.2020, 23:55h


Deadline for submission of bachelor thesis

14.07.2020, 8:30h Presentation of final thesis Online Meeting Room (subject to changes)

General information

Formal guidelines