Master Thesis Topics

Cohort 2018-2020






Thesis Tittle

The Masked Other: A Comparative Study on the Representation of Immigrants in Fox News During the Obama and Trump Administration 

Not Real Rape? Predictors of Intimate Partner Sexual Violence and Attitudes Towards the #Metoo Movement in Nigeria and Norway

Role of Trust, Cultural Orientation and Communication In Times of COVID-19 In Ireland

Understanding Motivation Factors and Compassion Fatigue as a Way to Increase Volunteer Recruitment and Retention in NGOs Working with Refugees in Turkey

Factors Affecting Employers’ Hiring Preferences towards Asylum Seekers or Refugees in the U.S.: A quantitative study approach

Thesis Tittle

Fluidity Of Identity Of People With Multiple Cultural Experiences

The influence of self-care on compassion satisfaction, secondary traumatic stress and burnout on humanitarian aid workers working with refugees and asylum seekers

Cross-cultural Investigation of the Phenomenon of Androcentrism

When and how vulnerable- and grandiose narcissism predict collective narcissism: the role of perceived social status, dimensions of self-worth, intuitive cognition and need for closure

The Danger of Social Media: A Mixed-Method Analysis of Threat Content in Right-Wing Hate Tweets

Thesis Tittle

“But I’m One of the Good Ones”: A Qualitative Investigation of Internalized Islamophobia

Stable and contextually malleable factors of psychological adaptation in home and host country. Studies on Nigerians in Africa and in Poland

Strength in Support: Post-Migratory Stress, Social Support, and Quality of Life in Adult Refugees from Syria Resettled in Norway

Exploring Emergent Opinion-based Groups in Afghanistan Using Bipartite Modeling

Demographic Trends and Normative Influences on Prejudice against Travellers in Ireland

Thesis Tittle

Who is the most Kosovar? The role of relative ingroup prototypicality in intergroup relations in Kosovo

Exploring social well-being amongst community environmental leaders: a qualitative study

Eudaimonic Well-being and Social Support of Queer Migrants

Effects of language priming on national and european identification. A cross-national comparison

“We should all be Bosnians but…” Youths’ Negotiations of Identification with a Common Bosnian Identity

Thesis Tittle

Exploring the Acculturation Gap and Intergenerational Conflict in the Domain of Female Sexuality

Gender-based Violence and Psychological Abuse: Exploring the risk factors with survivors of domestic violence in Albania

Can we overcome? The social identity dimensions of surviving sexual assault

A New Measure of Well-being Combining Social Capital and Subjective Well-being (SWB) Based on Data from the European Social Survey

Psychological well-being, coping and stress experiences of postgraduate students at the UL

Cohort 2017-2019






Thesis Tittle

Investigating Ethnic Diversity in Soccer Teams as a Venue to Prevent Extremism: A Multi-Level Study

Media Charity Campaigns predicting Collective Action and Positive Stereotypes about Syrian Refugees in Ireland

Common Ingroup Identity Model & Structured Free Recall: Comparison of Bias Reduction Approaches on Specific Target Groups

Heteronormative Beliefs and the Impact on Self-acceptance and Disclosure of Male Homosexuality in Portugal and Turkey

He is (not) one of Us: The Effect of Leaders? National Background on Leader Prototypicality, Sense of Continuity of Identity and Post-Merger Identification

Thesis Tittle

Beyond Intergroup Antagonism: Extending the Relational Model to the Group Level

When History Perpetuates Stereotypes and Narratives: The Burden of Historical Representations on the Well-Being of Africans Living in Europe

Awareness Intervention Against Modern Slavery in India: Influence of Caste Prejudice

Is standing by your moral opinion a Western phenomenon? A Cross-cultural study on moral consistency

Exploring the treads of service providers working with refugees in Istanbul, Turkey

Thesis Tittle

Cross-Cultural Validation of Worries about Leadership and Motivation to Lead in Germany, France, Japan, China and South Korea

The influence of social media on the social identification and cross-cultural adaptation of international students in Europe: A longitudinal analysis

Are Future Leaders Worried about Work-Family Conflict?

Interact & aspire high: Contextual conditions of acculturation and educational aspirations 

An Agent Based Model Investigating Group Genesis in a Homogeneous Population via Meta-Contrast

Thesis Tittle

I Am Because We Are: In-Group Identification and Perceived Social Support as a Social Cure for Sexual Minorities, A Cross-Cultural Comparison

Effects of Racialized Sexual Harassment in the Workplace on Women’s Psychological Wellbeing and Job Satisfaction

Beyond National Symbols: Identity and Political Processes on Quality of Intergroup Relationship with Different Outgroups in the Context of South Korea

Social Inclusion of Chinese Immigrants in Portugal: The role of Length of Stay and Social Networks

Maintenance and Innocence: Motivations that Determine Dominance Strategies of High-status Groups

Thesis Tittle

Are Women and Men Equally Motivated and Worried about Leadership?

Unfair, unstoppable, unique: Social identity arguments and collective action in Ecuador’s 1990 indigenous uprising

Arab Muslims’ negative meta-perceptions and non-normative collective action

Education, Acculturation, and Adaptation: Unaccompanied Migrant and Refugee Youths in Italy

The Interactive Effects of Perceived Workplace Discrimination and Organizational Culture on Job Attitudes: A Study of Ethiopian Bank Workers

Thesis Tittle

Development of Ambivalent Sexism in Childhood: Effect on Future Career Aspirations

(Trans)forming queer in migration narratives: the case of Russian gender/sexually nonconforming migrants in Berlin

Perceptions of European and National Identities among Georgians

Understanding intercultural competence of international students in light of their lived experiences in Ireland