Master and Bachelor Theses


The Department of Economic Policy and Constitutional Economic Theory offers the opportunity to write your Master or Bachelor Thesis in the following fields:

  • Constitutional Economics
  • Economics of Power and Conflict
  • Economics of Social Justice
  • Political Economy of Reforms
  • Ordnungspolitik

Own suggestions for topics are welcome. They have to fit to the above fields.

Application at the Chair for Economic Policy and Constitutional Economic Theory

Please mind the requirements of the examination rules and examination office for Bachelor and Master theses!

Before applying, applicants should have completed the courses of the chair which are relevant for their intended master thesis. In particular, successful participation in one of our seminars is an asset for your application.

Please consider our hints for scientific work. Or check out our working papers CEN


The deadlines for applications are:

  • March 1st
  • June 1st
  • September 1st
  • December 1st.


You can apply by handing in the following documents at the chair’s secretary ((Rempartstraße 16 Raum 03012, due to Corona-crisis currently digital to the secretariat)):

  • the application form,
  • the letter of motivation (see application form), and
  • the transcript of your records.

You will receive an answer soon after the respective deadline.

New Condition: Each student has to present his thesis at least once in the “Ordnungspolitisches Kolloquium”. This is a necessary condition but won’t be graded.