Questions about the Bachelor thesis

Who supervises the Bachelor thesis?

Following persons have the authorization to supervise the Bachelor thesis: professors, junior professors, docents at private/universities and authorized researchers.

Important: If you write your Bachelor thesis in cooperation with an external institution, the supervisor of this institution has to be professor or private docent. If that is not the case, an authorized person working at the university of Konstanz has to supervise the thesis.

Please consider this list about the Bachelor thesis, including all required steps.

About which topics can I write my Bachelor thesis?

It is very important that the topic respectively the task of your Bachelor thesis are formulated so that you can finish it until the deadline. You can choose between a empirical and a theoretical thesis. We recommend to meet your supervisor in a consulation hour at an early stage to talk about all your open questions. 

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When should I write my Bachelor thesis?

Normally you will write your Bachelor in your fourth year of studies.

Please consider this list about the Bachelor thesis, including all required steps.

How long does it take to finish the Bachelor thesis?

You have six months from the acceptance of your topic till you have to hand the thesis in. The board of examiners can extend the deadline up to a maximum of two more months if it is reasonable. The acceptance of your topic generally takes place one month after you register for your Bachelor thesis. 

The finished thesis can be handed in at the earliest six weeks after acceptance of the topic. 

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How many pages do I have to write for my Bachelor thesis?

Normally, a Bachelor thesis contains circa 30-50 pages (incl. references and appendix). You can find more information in the examination regulations!

How can I register for the Bachelor thesis?

You can only register for the Bachelor thesis within the following period of time: 01.12. – 15.12. or 01.05. – 15.05.

Follow these two steps:

Step 1: Online registration via StudIS.

Step 2: Email the completed registration application as a pdf to the examination office: zut-psy-b4@uni-konstanz.de.

If you have an external supervisor you have to fill in the complete adress.

Please use Acrobat Writer.

Your registration will only be accpeted if complete - so registration via StudIS and via registration application!

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Which forms/documents do I need?

All documents you need you can find here: downloads about the "Bachel thesis".

Information about how to yomplete the registration application you get by

Mrs. Matzner, Raum C 401, consultation hours: monday – friday, 9:00-12:00
Tel: 88-3114, Email: zut-psy-b4(at)uni-konstanz.de

How do I have to hand the thesis in?

When you finished your Bachelor thesis you have to hand in two hardback versions of it (DIN a 4) at the examination office (Mrs. Matzner, room C 401). Please don't forget the declaration form an your current enrolment certificate. The legally binding date of submission you can find on your acceptance letter of your topic.

Please consider this list about the Bachelor thesis, including all required steps.

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