We are continuously looking for students interested in conceptual and empirical topics in the area of development processes in general, and requirements engineering in particular. Apart from open topics for a thesis, you are welcome to propose a topic yourself. Also, I especially encourage students to work on long-term research projects, for example, as part of guided research projects.

Reading Group: Each student working on a thesis or guided research project is expected to join our reading group. The idea of the reading group is to create a forum where students and (we) advisors meet every second week to share and discuss current issues related to the student theses.

Thesis Template: For the elaboration of a thesis, there exist a plethora of (formal) requirements of which some consider the dissertation itself. Marco Kuhrmann defined a template I recommend to use for a thesis. You can download the template here.

For available MSc positions, please contact me. 


Ongoing Student Projects

  • Priscilla Mafra (co-supervision for the Fluminense Federal University Brazil)
    MSc Thesis: Guidelines on Preventing Requirements Engineering Problems
  • Michaela Tiessler
    MSc Thesis: Development of an Evidence-based Requirements Engineering Risk Assessment Approach
  • Pallabi Bhowmick
    MSc Thesis: Exploitation of Synergies between Requirements Engineering and Design Thinking


 Sanjiv Upadhyaya, MSc (2016)

 Philipp Mager, MSc (2016)

 Ahmet Tuzcu, MSc (2015)

 Rupert Duerre, MSc (2015)

 Yves Matkovic, BSc (2015)

 Gregory Zuravlev, BSc (2015)

 Claudia Konopka, MSc (2015)

 Haydar Sokul, Diploma (2015)

 Robert Bossek, MSc (2014)

 Michaela Tiessler, BSc (2014)

 Christoph Dietert, BSc (2014)

 Clara Lange, MSc (2014)

 Stefan Wiesi, MSc (2014)

 Jan Kucera, MSc (2014)

 Veronika Besner, BSc (2014)

 Vincenz Döelle, MSc (2014)

 Matthias Groeber, MSc (2014)

 Andreas Thalhammer, MSc (2013)

 Ahmet Tuzcu, BSc (2012)

 Christine Nöhmeier, BSc (2012)

 Jens Hanisch, MSc (2012)

 Roman Gubarev, MSc (2012)

 Markus Seebauer, Diploma (2011)

 Dominik Grusemann, MSc (2011)

 Christine Katz, MSc (2010)

 Oscar Knapp, Diploma (2009)

 Markus Luckey, MSc (2009)