Given the availability of free capacity there is the possibility of writing Bachelor, Master and Diploma theses at the chair of Prof. Dr. Gersch covering the research focuses listed below. You are welcome to make your own propositions regarding this field of research or you may choose one of the concrete topic propositions below.
The process leading up to a successful thesis registration is as follows:
Please email the respective team member (see "Team") to arrange an initial meeting. In your request you should mention your preferred thesis topic and add your CV as well as a transcript of records of your studies to date.
Please contact us as early as it is possible to you, so that the registrar's office's deadlines for thesis registration can be met. Deadlines and other important information can be found on these sites (as of now, only in German):
The deadlines and informations specified on the linked sites also apply to students from other study courses.
The following range of subjects exemplarily lists the possible research areas from which you may choose your thesis work. They often correspond to the respective research focuses at the professorship Gersch.
Relationships in the digital service ecosystem
Stakeholders in digital service ecosystems
Branch transformation: The change and development of industry architecture and value chains
The meaning of standards/standardization processes (esp. in the Net Economy)
Flexibility trap of specific, long lasting investments
Analyses of services offered
Optimization of rout planning of public transportation
Developement of educational services from the perspective of the user
Learning analytics: The evaluation of educational and learning components and learning arrangements
Influence and developement of educational online communities
Decision-making process in young businesses: effectuation and causation
Developement and connection of incubators and accelerators within the IT-start-up in established organizations (Dr. Hannes Rothe)
Hubris within start-ups
Developement of business models
Examples of concrete thesis topics can be found on our German website.