Final Theses

You intend to write your final thesis with the team of sociology of work?

Please make sure to follow the procedure described below:


  • Download the form application final thesis, fill it in and email it to or bring it there in person.
  • Come to the office hours at the time appointed to you by our office manager Ms. Breuer-Glasner. Here you can discuss your topic with Prof. Hofmeister. Please bring your Exposé if you have already written one.
  • Register for Prof. Hofmeister's Kolloquium for exam candidates. 
  • Write an exposé if you have not already done so. 
  • Register your final thesis with your Prüfungsamt when the topic is agreed with Prof. Hofmeister and you are ready to start writing.
  • When you hand in your thesis at the Prüfungsamt please send a digital pdf-Version to or attach a digital version on CD to your thesis.
  • For the procedure for the oral exam please read the information further down on this page.

Please make sure to use the Harvard citation style for your final thesis.

If you wish to ask Prof. Hofmeister to be your second examiner please use the form "Zweitprüferin"


application final thesis - Prof. Hofmeister, Ph.D (pdf)

application second examiner (pdf)

application dissertation (pdf)

(forms can be filled in on your computer and saved onto your hard drive)

Please note: Dr. Krömmelbein does not take on any more final theses in 2016. In the future she will only accept topics related to the sociology of work.

application final thesis - Dr. Krömmelbein (pdf)

Final Oral Exam Bachelor / Master thesis

The official registration deadlines are defined by the Prüfungsamt. Please bear in mind that we need a certain lead time.
Please be aware of possible vacation and absence periods of the people responsible at the Prüfungsamt and the administration.

Oral exams for BA-/Master final theses with Prof. Hofmeister take place in the months 

February, April, May, July and October during the last calendar week respectively.

There are NO oral exams in months February, March, July, August, September and December.

Oral exams require a registration at the Prüfungsamt of Faculty 03. Please use the form Anmeldung-muendliche-Pruefung.pdf for this purpose.

Please hand in this form (after handing in your thesis) at Ms Breuer-Glasner's office and indicate your preferred dates (on a separate sheet).
Oral exams will in most cases take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

We will pass the form directly to the Prüfungsamt as soon as Prof. Hofmeister has signed it.

Overview of dates and deadlines:


Hand in final
thesis by (latest)

Registration form with Prof. Hofmeister by:

Official registration at the Prüfungsamt by:

Oral exam end of month:

20th December prior year

5th January

20th January


28th February

5th March

20th March


31st Mayl

5th June

20th June


31st August

5th September

20th September