Digital Services & Sustainability (Main seminar)


Quick Info: Bachelor ׀ German ׀ Winter Term ׀ ECTS 6

General Information

ProfessorshipProfessorship for Digital Services & Sustainability
LecturerProf. Dr. Johann Kranz, Alexander Ziegelmeier, Tim Kraft
Target groupBachelor
ExaminationSeminar thesis and presentation
Course MaterialAll relevant course material will be provided during the course
SemesterWinter term
RotationOnce a year

Course Description and Structure


In the course of the seminar, participants conduct independent investigations on scientific questions from the research areas of the chair. The main topics are divided into two areas:

  • Digital transformation and innovations in companies to achieve strategic competitive advantages.
  • Use of digital technologies in business and society to increase sustainability and resource efficiency.

In addition to imparting specific knowledge in these areas, students will be prepared for the requirements of a bachelor's thesis by preparing a scientific seminar paper. In a final presentation, the participants will present their results followed by a discussion. This is intended to further strengthen the students' communication skills as well as their presentation skills.

If you have any questions about this course, please send a mail to:


Attendance of at least one of the courses below is recommended:

  • Management of Digital Technologies (Prof. Kranz)
  • Digitale Transformation von Unternehmen (Prof. Hess)
  • Electronic Commerce (Prof. Spann)


The examination consists of a written performance in form of a seminar paper and the presentation of the results followed by a concluding discussion. The course is worth a total of 6 ECTS.

For the seminar paper you have to hand in:

  • Electronic transmission of the file as Word- and pdf-document to the supervisor
  • Electronic transmission of the EndNote file and any data sets to the supervisor

Please also check with the ISC whether a printed version must also be submitted.


For further information on registration, please refer to general information (German only)