Information about the thesis defence

The defense of master's and bachelor's theses in the summer semester 2021/22 will be held in the traditional way - on campus. 

During the diploma examination carried out on a full-time basis, students receive 3 questions about the diploma thesis (the Order of the Rector of the University of Economics in Katowice No. 74/20 of June 1, 2020).

Diploma examination - internal procedure for students 

Sample Documents for Dissertation

Documents to be submitted prior to the defense

General procedure for authorship evaluation



The master graduation exam has an oral form. It includes a short 10-12 minute presentation of the master thesis, given by the student and a question and answers section.

The PowerPoint presentation prepared by the student should contain the aims, research assumptions or hypotheses, research methods applied, as well as a summary of the research results and main conclusions.

The presentation should consists of no more than 10 PowerPoint slides. Students can make use of the projector and laptop available in the graduation room.