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Bachelor & Master Theses

Are you interested in specializing in geographic issues in your Bachelor/Master thesis? We offer to supervise theses from economics, business, and statistics backgrounds that highlight the importance of space/geography.

To get started, either pick a topic related to our supervisors' research interests below or check out the currently advertised topics at our institute. You can then submit your thesis proposal which should include the following information (one page):

  1. Topic/general idea of your thesis

  2. 1-3 research questions, optionally some literature references

  3. Your contact details, field of study, and a timeframe for your thesis, optionally preferred supervisor

  4. Send the final document to


For details please refer to the general guidelines at the bottom of this page.

Your Supervisors at WGI


Jürgen Essletzbichler

  • Uneven development of regions

  • Voting & Populism

  • Housing & Segregation


Petra Staufer-Steinnocher

  • GIScience, Location/Allocation Modeling

  • Spatial Supply Chain Analytics

Franziska Disslbacher

Franziska Disslbacher

  • Geographies of Inequalities

  • Intergenerational Mobility

  • Labor Economics (Firms and Labor Market Institutions)

  • Public Economics (The Distribution and Taxation of Wealth and Inheritances)

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Daniel Grabner

  • Neighbourhood inequalities

  • Skill-biased technological change & wages

Linda Li

Linda Li

  • Schooling and education inequalities

  • Applied spatial econometrics

Katharina Litschauer

Katharina Litschauer

  • Housing systems & governance

  • Urban development & planning

Thesis Guidelines & Information

Formal requirements

Supervision process

Grading & Evaluation

Currently announced topics

There are no topics announced currently.