Find a thesis collaboration with a company as a KU student

On Excelerate KU students can find a thesis collaboration with a relevant company for your Bachelor or Master completely free of charge.

All you have to do is register and upload your KU thesis or bachelor topic on the Excelerate platform. Then companies that are interested in your topic can contact you.

Read more about thesis collaboration with a company through Excelerate.

Advantages of writing your KU thesis in collaboration with a company

If you choose to write your thesis in collaboration with a company, you will be introduced through the Excelerate platform to relevant companies in your preferred industry, such as E-netnett, the Ministry of Transport, Topsoe, Kyndryl and more.

You choose the topic you would like to write about, after which you coordinate expectations in collaboration with the company so that the thesis best suits your needs. Regardless of which KU university degree or line you are currently studying, there are advantages to a thesis, bachelor or project collaboration.

If you land a thesis collaboration, you will work closely with the company several times a week during the months you have to write your thesis. It will give you access to normally inaccessible data, while you simultaneously build relationships with the employees – who knows, they may become your future colleagues.

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Find inspiration for topics for your KU thesis

KU students discussing a thesis collaboration

It can be difficult to find the right topic for your thesis, regardless of whether it is a thesis or a bachelor’s project. The challenge is to find the balance between not choosing a topic that is too broad and vague but neither too narrow and specific.

Whether you are considering a future career in law, computer science, psychology, machine learning or medicine, you can get good ideas for bachelor and thesis topics.

To help you find a good topic for your thesis, we have put together an overview of good KU thesis topics for your Bachelor or Master. Find all the KU topics below.

KU thesis topics for Master & Bachelor

Increase your job chances as a KU student through a thesis collaboration

Creating a relationship with companies before you graduate, for example through a thesis collaboration, can help to make your transition from student life to business life more smooth.

A study from Danish Industry actually shows that the majority of companies end up hiring employees they previously worked with when they were students. The companies on the Excelerate platform are not only interested in thesis collaborations, but also looking for students they can employ after graduation.

You can strengthen your career even before you graduate by writing your thesis in collaboration with a company. As a KU student, it is completely free to register for Excelerate. Your bachelor’s, thesis or project collaboration may lead to your dream job.

Read our tips on how to get hired through a company thesis collaboration.

Student collaborating with a company in their thesis

FAQ – KU thesis writing and company collaboration

Can all KU students register sign up for Excelerate?

Yes! All KU students in Denmark can register for Excelerate completely free of charge. Whether you are studying your bachelor’s, master’s or Ph.D. So whether you are studying a bachelor’s in law or Danish, or perhaps your master’s degree in psychology or computer science, you can make use of Excelerate. Your student title and academic level are therefore not decisive, as long as it is a project collaboration with a company, that you are looking for.

What does a company expect from you/your study group in a KU thesis collaboration?

When you meet the company for the first time, you can match expectations and talk about the framework for the collaboration. This way, you are sure that both your and the company’s expectations are met. That being said, remember that this is your project. So, choose a topic you find interesting and not just something that the company is interested in. It is also crucial that you inform the company about the requirements you make in relation to time and data access to avoid misunderstandings.

You can also read our guide with tips for getting a job after the thesis collaboration, where four selected companies tell you what it takes for them to hire the student after a successful thesis collaboration. Or find more inspiration on our Excelerate blog on how to strengthen your career.

How long is a thesis at KU?

This depends on what you study. We therefore encourage you to check your specific study plan. You can find it at studier.ku.dk. But as a starting point, the number of pages depends on the number of students in the group:
1 student: Max. 60 pages
2 students: Max. 90 pages
3 students +: Max. 120 pages

What is a standard page at KU?

As a starting point, a standard page at KU is 2,400 characters incl. space. However, we encourage you to check your study plan in case of deviations.

Where do I find thesis deadlines at KU?

You will find dates to various deadline at kunet.ku.dk. Here you go under ‘MSc in…’ then ‘Master’s thesis and other projects’. Here you can find ‘Overview of your thesis process’. All the important deadlines that are relevant to your thesis appear here.

What are the formal requirements for the KU thesis?

The formal requirements depend on which degree program you are studying and can be found at kunet.ku.dk. You will find the formal requirements under ‘Candidate in…’ then ‘Thesis and other projects’. Below you will find ‘Formal requirements for the theses’.