Open Topic (Smart City/ Metaverse/ Sustainability/ ...)

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Lehrstuhl für Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Technologie- und Innovationsmanagement
Bachelor; Master


Students of RWTH Business School and RWTH International Academy are welcome to contact me with their topic proposal for a thesis – also in cooperation with companies.

Business management issues around the following topics are of particular interest:
- Digital and/or ecosystem-based business models
- Barriers to innovation in the introduction of digital technologies
- Digitalization in the public sector
- The Metaverse and the Smart City
- Digital water management
- Sustainability
- Research methods such as Delphi (literature analysis)

You will receive flexible and personal supervision and support in familiarizing with your research topic. Interested students are requested to send the following application documents to Mr. Luis Alexander Kaufhold (e-mail:
- Cover letter
- Curriculum vitae
- Current overview of grades
- Optional: Exposé on the thesis

I offer personal meetings and look forward to receiving your application!

Keywords: open topic, digital technology, metaverse, smart city, water sector, sustainability