4.1 Thesis Information

We designed a new and simplified grading scheme for final theses, replacing the old one. A thesis still has to pass some basic checks like completeness of declaration of materials built on, relevant topic, no plagiarism, etc. However, this is a binary decision and does not affect the grade directly...

All theses performed and submitted to our professorship should use the same formatting template, provided in this older blog post. The content structure of a final theses, beyond the formatting, however, depends on the type of thesis. There are at least the following four thesis types: R...

Our group supports students who would like to go abroad for a final thesis. We maintain close connections with Asian Universities in China, Hong Kong, and Malaysia, as well as with Oceanian Universities in Australia and New Zealand. We also maintain close connections with several American Universiti...

Our group maintains close connections with professors from Beijing-based Universities (Peking University, Tsinghua University), Hong Kong-based Universities (HK University of Science and Technology, City University of HK), and MMU (Multimedia University, Malaysia). While no easy exchange program exi...

Update 1: Prof. Ludewig provides a clear account of the situation (in German). Update 2: FAU provides a leaflet with common Q&A on "external theses". Occasionally, students approach me with a final thesis topic "provided to them by industry" and hope I will supervise them on this topi...

Update 2017-10-30: This grading scheme has been superseded by a new version. The version below may still be of interest for the grading rationale based on the various Prüfrungsordnungen. With increasing student volume, we have to review more and more final theses from students of various...

We are happy to facilitate your (student) final thesis. There are basically three main options: a research thesis a startup thesis an industry thesis Let's look at these options in turn. Research Thesis FAU is a research university and it relies on you to carry the flame. Writi...

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