Bachelor and master theses

Thank you for your interest in writing your thesis at the Chair of Information Systems -- Platform Economics.

Application process

  • Please clarify the maximum completion time for your thesis and your target registration date in advance. Usually, you should register within six weeks of submitting your request.
  • To enquire about a thesis, please use the form at the bottom of the website.
  • To allow us to make a first impression, please briefly describe and justify your topic idea.
  • After submitting the form, you will receive a confirmation to your student e-mail address.


  • We look forward to receiving your topic proposal. Please base your proposal on the research focus of the chair.
  • It is also possible to write a thesis in cooperation with a business partner of your choice.
  • You can also use the following suggested topics as a reference.

Topic suggestions:

  • How can small complementor organizations in platform ecosystems join forces to influence platform rules?
  • What are the implications of “platformization” for highly regulated sectors, such as healthcare and education?
  • Decentralized platform ecosystems
  • Privacy and security concerns in the platform economy
  • How can blockchain change power distribution in platform ecosystems?
  • The implications of deep fake videos for societal discourse
  • AI as a team member in software development teams
  • The adoption of AI solutions in traditional organizations
  • AI in small and medium sized organizations
  • How can AI be used in education?
  • How should AI be governed within organizations and how does it fit within IT governance frameworks?

If you are interested in one of the topics listed, please use the form below to get in touch with us in order to further discuss your theses.