If you are interested to write a Bachelor's or Master's thesis with us, please be aware of the following prerequisites and principles:

1) Optimally, you have successfully attended lectures and/or seminars given from our group or you are enrolled in the Mediainformatics-programme (Bachelor or Master). 

2) The topic matches our research agenda.

2a) You already have a topic (e.g. inspired by an external company): In order to learn more about our research interests, please visit the individual web pages of our team members. Please send Prof. Krüger an email with the names of team members that match the topic of your thesis closest. We will then organise a personal meeting where we can further discuss your topic.

2b) You are looking for a topic. First please have a look at our open thesis page. Alternatively, visit the individual web pages of our team members and identify those team members that work on topics that you find interesting. Send Prof. Krüger an email with the names of those team members along with the research areas that you find interesting. We will then organise a personal meeting where we can further discuss a potential topic.

You can print your thesis at the Computer Science Students' Representative Council of Saarland University for the actual cost that is generated by prints in the chosen printing period. You can find prizes for printing your thesis here.

Yes, the internship must endure a minimum of 600 hour (this corresponds to a weekly work time of 40 hours).

Yes, you can work at the company longer than required, but there will be no additional credit points.

Yes, the internship must approved by the chair of the exmining board (Prof. Krüger). The approval should be requested by Email: TO krueger@dfki.de CC iris.lambrecht@dfki.de, florian.daiber@dfki.de

The employer just has to provide a document that contains the name of the company, the name of the intern, a brief job description (e.g. software development, interaction design, etc.), the duration of the internship (overall and weekly work time) and a signature of a person that is responsible for personal (e.g. supervisor, HR department, etc.).

No, you can just attend the talks and confirm the participation by signature. After you attended 3 talks and your own talk please contact the Team Assistance and provide the certificate of the employer and your student ID.

The salary is in the responsibility of the employer. On our website we provide a list of companies, that we can recommend.