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).

Due to the Corona pandemic, there will be no preliminary meeting in person. Instead, please join the ILIAS folder, where you will have to upload a current transcript of records and fill out a survey regarding your topic preferences by November 1st. Your supervisor will be assigned to you based on your indicated preferences, and you will be contacted by her/him once the decision has been made.

Note that the information provided on this page may be updated depending on the latest developments of the pandemic. As a member of the abovementioned ILIAS group, you will be notified about the important changes.



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

Dalia Elshiaty

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
Exam:   1) Presentation of draft (20 min)
2) Bachelor thesis (20 pages)
3) Presentation of bachelor thesis (20 min)
Credits:   12 ECTS


until 01.11.2020 Upload transcript of records and topic preferences on Ilias  

until 04.11.2020

Provision of further information and call for final registration. Assignment to supervisor via email
until 12.11.2020 Discussion of the topic chosen with assigned supervisor  
13.11.2020 Start of bachelor thesis  
11.12.2020 Presentation of first draft and feedback time and format tba




Deadline for submission of bachelor thesis

28.01.2021 Presentation of final thesis 3PM-5:30PM via Zoom

General information

Formal guidelines