Thesis Registration Form

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.

Thesis reviewers

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.

Thesis approval

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 with the approval of their supervisor. The extension request must be submitted in writing by the supervisor to the exam office, which will forward the request to the program head. It must clearly state reasons that would justify an extension, 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

To apply for an extension, please note the following.

Submission of thesis registration form - guidelines

You can submit your master thesis registration forms as PDFs per email or in person at the exam office. Please remember to obtain the signatures of your supervisors before submitting to the exam office. The starting and submission dates will be set by the exam office, depending on when you have submitted the registration form.


Fact sheet

The following fact sheet provides information regarding the formalities to be observed when submitting your thesis:

Fact sheet for thesis submission


Submission of master thesis - guidelines

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 three printed and bound copies of your thesis to the exam office postal address. The postal date stamp (postmark) can not be any later than your submission date. It is possible to submit your thesis in person during the opening hours of the exam office.

The exam office will contact students prior to their submission date, to determine the method of submission.