910301 Master's thesis seminar

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Angerschmid, Alessa , Oburger, Eva , Renner, Swen , Schafellner, Christa , Schebeck, Martin , Berger, Torsten Winfried , Rewald, Boris , Hoch, Gernot , Kühmaier, Martin , Kirisits, Thomas , Puschenreiter, Markus , Hasenauer, Hubert , Sanden, Hans , Netherer, Sigrid , Lexer, Manfred Josef , Nothdurft, Arne , Schume, Helmut , Gerzabek, Martin , Keiblinger, Katharina , Tunega, Daniel , Wenzel, Walter , Inselsbacher, Erich , Stauffer, Christian , Zechmeister-Boltenstern, Sophie , Hood-Nowotny, Rebecca , Watzinger, Andrea , Katzensteiner, Klaus , Stampfer, Karl , Vacik, Harald , Zehetner, Franz , Gratzer, Georg , Halmschlager, Erhard , Vospernik, Sonja , Holzinger, Andreas
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction
Deutsch, Englisch


To successfully complete the master's seminar, you must actively participate in two seminar dates. In the winter semester, decentralised dates are offered, in the summer semester there are 3-4 dates for all students of the department. Please discuss your participation with your supervisor and register.

1) At the first appointment you have to present the concept of your Master's thesis. You can include methodological aspects, experimental approaches, first results and interpretations, etc. and have the opportunity to discuss these with the researchers of the department and with the other students.
2) On the second date you should present and interpret the results of your master thesis. In the interpretation, special attention should be paid to the current state of knowledge / current literature. You will also have the opportunity to discuss these with the researchers of the department and with the other students.

Please discuss the time of your participation and the content of the lectures with your supervisor and have him/her register you before the beginning / at the beginning of the semester!

ATTENTION: In the winter semester, the seminars take place DECENTRALLY at the respective institutes of the DWB. Please arrange the presentation dates, scope and content with your supervisor!

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Instruction in scientific research, discussion of methods and ongoing work of diploma / MSc students, discussion of new publications, practice in oral presentation of scientific results at seminary lectures, planning and co-ordination of field work.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.