Defence of the Master Thesis 

Prerequisite to registering for the study-concluding defence of the Master Thesis (Compulsory Module with 2,5 ECTS) is the positive completion of all other compulsory and elective modules as well as a positive grade on the Master Thesis.

The Defence of the Master Thesis is a board examination.


New procedure for submitting Diploma and Master's Theses (valid from November 1st 2023)

The following steps are to be observed/distinguished for the submission of the Diploma or Master's Thesis as of November 1st 2023. Here

As soon as the grade appears in lfu:online you receive the form for the registration for the Final Examination from the Examination Office: the Examination Board is selected by the student, in consultation with the lecturer according to these requirements. The student has to arrange a room for the examination (by email to The Examination Office will obtain the signature of the Dean of Studies.

At least one week prior to the Master Defence you have to send a copy of your Master’s Thesis (hardcopy or digital) to the examiners and to the chair!

The Master Defence will be conducted in English.

Duration of the Master Defence

  • Presentation of the Master’s Thesis (15 Minutes)
  • Questions regarding the Master’s Thesis and topics closely related to the Master’s Thesis (30 Minutes)
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