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Thesis@ICG

The Institute for Corporate Governance supervises Bachelor- and Master Theses according to the current research focus of the named contact persons (please find a list of already supervised theses here).

If you are interested, please contact the respective supervisor. After the initial contact every student has to submit a proposal for the pursued research work. 

Current Topics

Currently, the following, specific topics are available:

Prof. Dr. Anne d'Arcy
  • Development of a risk strategy for an international listed company: the case of Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft
Dr. Clemens Löffler
  • Transfer pricing and location choice
  • Incentive compensation practices
  • Task assignment and team incentives
  • Information sharing and supply chain coordination
Olga Parshukova, MA
  • Shareholder behaviour during the Annual General Meeting
  • The ownership structure of German companies and corporate governance
  • Recent developments and challenges in German corporate governance – a literature review
  • Institutional investors, agency theory and executive compensation.

Research Focus

If you are interested in a Bachelor's or Master's thesis topic from one of our disciplines, please contact your chosen supervisor directly:

Celia Leverkus, M.Sc.
  • Corporate Governance
  • Regulatory Economics
  • Performance Measurement
Dr. Clemens Löffler
  • Corporate management in decentralized organizations
  • Accounting information and Supply Chain Coordination
  • Performance measurement and organizational design
Olga Parshukova, MA
  • Corporate Governance
  • Executive Compensation

Of course, students are welcome to present own approaches for their Thesis.

As the supervision depends on available resources, we suggest to get in contact as early as possible with the probable supervisor.