Topics for Bachelor and Master Theses in Management

You can find specific suggestions for Bachelor and Master theses, based on various thematic topics, on the websites of the different chairs.
Please note that some chairs currently have waiting lists and therefore a proposal may not be accepted immediately. Those who wish to start their thesis without being placed on a waiting list may consult the list of general topics in the list below. Please contact the professors, or their assistants, directly by e-mail for further information.


Prof. Dr. Paul Dembinski (theses in English or French)

Here 3 propositions:

  • Mineral water versus bottled water: trade, price, strategic implications
  • Internationalisation of trade unions: role in the governance of global value chains
  • How do local SMEs in alpine resorts collaborate with global tour-operators? Field surveys

Further information can be found on:

Topics for Master Theses 

Contact : Prof. Dembinski


Prof. Dr. Olivier Furrer (theses in English or French)

Here 3 propositions:

  • Cultural intelligence in services
  • Co-creation of value and well-being for customers
  • Customer satisfaction with "in-home" services

Contact : Prof. Furrer or Mrs. Mikèle Landry

Further topics for Bachelor and Master theses at the Chair of Marketing


Prof. Dr. Markus Gmür (theses in English, French or German)

Here 2 propositions:

  • The role of NGOs for economic, social and ecological sustainability
  • The growing role of online donations in fundraising

The aim of the list published via

is to provide some ideas for current research topics at the VMI. It is based on requirements for master students. It is also possible to submit your own suggestions for topics related to NPO management (please also see the guidelines for writing papers and theses). Those interested are initially requested to
contact Prof. Markus Gmür.


Prof. Dr. Martin Wallmeier (theses in English or German)

Here 2 propositions:

  • Are capital protection products fairly priced?

  • Detecting earnings management – A critical analysis of the Jones model

Further information can be found on:

Other, own subjects are possible. 

Requirements: sucessful attendance of a BA course (Bachelor theses) or MA course (Master theses) in the domain of Finance.

Please contact for preliminary discussion: Prof. Wallmeier or Patrick Chardonnens.