Thesis Fair Project Requirements

Thesis Fair: Thursday, 11 November 2021

Official invitations for the November Thesis Fair will be sent July/August 2021. If you wish to receive an invitation, please do not hesitate to contact us here.

This page is dedicated to listing the particular project requirements for the MSc students attending the fair.

We will have students from the following programs participating:

MSc Information Studies: Data Science track and Information Systems track

MSc Software Engineering

MSc Logic

Each program has very unique project requirements, ranging from duration to research fields.

MSc Information Studies 

Data Science Track and Information Systems Track


When creating your project proposals, please ensure that they adhere to the MSc Information Studies thesis requirements below.

Timeline

The thesis starts in April 2022 and lasts 6 months. January – the student works part time on project plan and thesis design

February to June the student works full time on the thesis project.

Language

English. The internship may be done in Dutch but the project must be in English. Please specify this on the project description

Supervision

Every student will require a dedicated mentor at your organisation. Students require a (co)supervisor a staff member affiliated with the UvA

UvA meetings

Students will be required to attend meetings with their UvA supervisor and other MSc thesis meetings

Research

The science must be interesting and novel. Our Thesis Coordinators will check the projects to ensure that the science is correct and new enough for a thesis . Students need timely access to sufficient data to research. Data and data access should be finalized before the start of the thesis period: 1 March

Workspace

The student will need time and space, for example, a desk, to be able to conduct their research. Due to COVID-19, other accommodations can be discussed if appropriate

Compensation

Compensation is not required. This can be discussed individually with the student

Project type

The project must result in an individual master thesis. Students, however, are allowed to work in teams if they work on similar projects (e.g. same/similar data, tools, methodology.)

MSc Software Engineering


When creating your project proposals, please ensure that they adhere to the MSc Software Engineering thesis requirements below.

Timeline

The thesis starts in April 2022 and lasts 3 months

Language

English. The internship may be done in Dutch but the project must be in English. Please specify this on the project description

Supervision

Every student will require a dedicated mentor at your organisation. Students require a (co)supervisor a staff member affiliated with the UvA

UvA meetings

Students will be required to attend meetings with their UvA supervisor and other MSc thesis meetings

Research

The science must be interesting and novel. Our Thesis Coordinators will check the projects to ensure that the science is correct and new enough for a thesis 

Workspace

The student will need time and space, for example, a desk, to be able to conduct their research. Due to COVID-19, other accommodations can be discussed if appropriate

Compensation

Compensation is not required. This can be discussed individually with the student

Project type

The thesis is an individual project, therefore the project must accommodate this

MSc Logic


When creating your project proposals, please ensure that they adhere to the MSc Logic thesis requirements below.

Timeline

The thesis starts at the beginning of January 2022 and lasts 6 months

Language

English. The internship may be done in Dutch but the project must be in English. Please specify this on the project description

Supervision

Every student will require a dedicated mentor at your organisation. Students require a (co)supervisor a staff member affiliated with the UvA

UvA meetings

Students will be required to attend meetings with their UvA supervisor and other MSc thesis meetings

Research

The science must be interesting and novel. Our Thesis Coordinators will check the projects to ensure that the science is correct and new enough for a thesis 

Workspace

The student will need time and space, for example, a desk, to be able to conduct their research. Due to COVID-19, other accommodations can be discussed if appropriate

Compensation

Compensation is not required. This can be discussed individually with the student

Project type

The thesis is an individual project, therefore the project must accommodate this