If you are interested in writing your thesis supervised by us, please send your application and/or questions to scm[at]uni-kassel[dot]de!

Chair of Supply Chain Management: Guidelines for writing a thesis

Here are links to the rules of the University of Kassel on plagiarism as well as Principles of good scientific practice for writing scientific theses:


For Master students asking for supervision for their master thesis, we demand that you take the following two lectures beforehand:

Winter term: Supply Chain Management (6 credits)

Summer term: Research Methods for Business (6 credits).

The SCM lecture prepares to the theoretical work, while the methods lecture prepares you for writing a thesis and quite likely conducting empirical research.
We would also recommend that you would attend additional lectures and seminars.

Bachelor students have to attend and pass one of the following three lectures:

Strategic Operations Management (usually in the summer term)

Supply Chain Planning

Operations Management