Thesis - Guidelines and Topics

When submitting your thesis, it is important that you adhere to the guideline of the Examination Board.  

The requirements below apply to students of the following programs:

  • Bachelor's in Informatics, Informatics: Games Engineering and Information Systems
  • Master's in Informatics, Informatics: Games Engineering, Information Systems, Biomedical Computing and Automotive Software Engineering

Code of Conduct

Please respect the Student Code of Conduct.

Formatting Instructions


  • A4 size
  • Printed
  • No handwriting (apart from date and signature at the second page)


  • Cardstock (no transparent film, no plastic cover)
  • Hardback (no spiral binding)


  • Technische Universität München or Technical University of Munich
  • Department of Informatics
  • Master's Thesis in | Bachelor's Thesis in Informatics | Informatics: Games Engineering | Information Systems | Biomedical Computing | Automotive Software Engineering | ...
  • Thesis title (in the language of the thesis).
    Please note: If the title is different from the title you have registered, the new title must be confirmed by your supervisor.
  • First and last name of the author.
  • The TUM and departmental logos are optional.
  • Please note: 
    The TUM and departmental logos are optional.
    Do not attach any notes, images and company name or other logos.
    No company name or company logo. 


  • Author and shortened title, Imprinted or permanently fixed (f.e. glue on the text with wide tape).

First page:

  • Repeat the cover information. 
  • Also include:
    • The title must be written in English as well as German.
    • Supervisor: The first and last names of the supervisor including the academic title
    • Advisor/s: The first and last names of the advisor/s including the academic title
    • Submission date: (must not be handwritten)
      • the actual submission date
      • or the submission deadline (15th of the month)
  • Please note: 
    Do not include your student registration number or other personal data such as date of birth.
    Do not attach any notes, images and company name or logo.

Second page:

  • Include the following declaration:
    I confirm that this bachelor's thesis | master's thesis is my own work and I have documented all sources and material used.
  • Handwritten signature and date of signature (date may also be handwritten).


  • Submit one copy as an official copy to the Infopoint during opening hours:
    • bring your student ID card as confirmation of enrollment
    • submission personally or for good reason by authorized person with photo ID and letter of attorney and a copy of the author's student ID card
    • the thesis must be submitted on the 15th of the month, or the next working day if the 15th is a Saturday, Sunday, or public holiday
    • early submission is possible
  • Submit one copy to your supervisor.
  • You may also wish to give one copy to the departmental library and one copy to the advisor, but this is not compulsory.