University of Gothenburg

Thesis work - Digital Leadership

Digital Leadership Master’s Program focuses on developing students’ understanding of how digitalization transforms organizations, industries and society.

The program offers students theoretical knowledge and practical skills to manage and lead change in complex digital environments. Our graduates typically take on roles such as: innovation manager, digital platform manager, digital strategist, digital designer, chief information/digital officer.


  • Digital platforms and ecosystems
  • Digital innovation
  • Digital infrastructure
  • Digital governance and strategy
  • Sustainability and digitalization
  • Leadership and organizing
  • Management of emerging technologies


The thesis projects start mid-January and end in May. However, students may start planning practical aspects of the thesis with the case organizations beforehand.


The best time to contact us with thesis proposals is between August and December.

Other information

To facilitate an efficient process, please provide us with the following information upon the initial contact:

  • What topics would you like students to work on?
  • How many thesis projects can your organization host?
  • What resources can your organization provide to the students (e.g. access to data, access to respondents, digital infrastructure etc.)?