The master thesis registration form is to be completed and returned to the exam office. Special care should be taken to outline both the computer science and life science contents of the proposed topic. Please note that thesis registration can only take place after having successfully completed 60 credit points.
Students are to apply for master thesis projects in research groups that participate in the LSI teaching program or groups that collaborate or are in direct contact with LSI teaching faculty. Both the first and second reviewer must sign the form. The reviewers must be professors having the German qualification termed "Habilitation". One of the reviewers must be a B-IT professor.
After approval of the thesis topic by the program head Professor Bajorath and one further member of the LSI Examination Committee, the form will be returned to the candidate giving the deadline for submission of the thesis. Candidates have 6 months to complete the thesis. As an exception candidates may apply for an extension of the submission deadline. This must be done in writing to the program head and must clearly state reasons that would justify an extension and should be submitted to the exam office, an email is fine. Detailed information can be found in the exam regulations, both in English and German.
Further Guidelines regarding master thesis projects
Please take careful note of Professor Bajorath's guidelines regarding master theses projects and the attached list of LSI associated groups. Further information regarding the evaluators of the thesis topics.
Extension of deadline
At present, due to the COVID pandemic, the master thesis project must be done online. If, however, this is not possible, then it should be postponed. Should postponing the project have substantial disadvantages for a student, then it is possible to get special permission to carry out the thesis from the Dean's office. Information pertaining to this can be obtained per email from the exam office.
Due to the Covid-19 crisis, please now submit your master thesis registration forms as PDFs per email. Please remember to obtain the signatures of your supervisors before submitting to the exam office, this, of course, should be done per email.
The following fact sheet provides information regarding the formalities to be observed when submitting your thesis:
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the b-it building is not open to students, therefore, it is not possible to submit your thesis in person. Please send in your thesis as a PDF per email at the latest on the date of submission. Remember to sign the "declaration of authorship" in the PDF version (pls. see the PDF fact sheet). In addition, please mail four printed copies of your thesis to the exam office postal address. The postal date stamp (postmark) can not be any later than your submission date.