Prof. Dr. Isabel Schnabel - Bachelor and Master Theses


Application process:

Please send your application to: ifs(at) with cc to isabel.schnabel(at)
Incomplete applications are not considered.

Registration of thesisApplication deadline
Dec 1 - March 30October 1
1 Apr - May 31December 1
1 Jun - Sep 30April 1
1 Oct - Nov 30June 1

Application requirements:

  • Student ID number
  • Registration date of thesis
  • Transcript
  • Topic

Topics should be rather specific and be related to Prof. Schnabel's research topics (esp. banking stability, financial regulation, financial crises, banking, capital flows, central bank policy). Ideally you also provide some current research paper on the topic, preferably from journals like the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, or the Review of Financial Studies, or another leading economics journal.