Bachelor and Master thesis

Bachelor and master students can make use of SCK CEN’s expertise and facilities to prepare their thesis. During a certain period of time the students are working in SCK CEN’s laboratories, under supervision of one of our experts. This mentor is responsible for the student during his or her stay at SCK CEN.

The thesis should be approved by the SCK CEN mentor before publication. It should mention our logo and the name of the mentor.

How to apply ?

A list with available topics is continuously updated on this website. Applications should be submitted using the “apply here” button that is foreseen at the bottom of each topic description. Please note that your application will only be considered when we have received all necessary information via our web-based application system.

Approval of your request will be subject to the evaluation of your application file by the SCK CEN Academy and the SCK CEN mentor. You will be informed about the status of your application via e-mail.

Although most topics are focusing on nuclear science and technology, students with other backgrounds or qualifications can also find thesis topics under, for example, the themes “ICT” or “Office management, economics and law”.

In case of questions, please contact the SCK CEN Academy and always mention the ID number of the topic in your communication.

> Available topics for a professional Bachelor thesis

Available topics for an academic Bachelor thesis

> Available topics for a Master thesis

Available topics for a BNEN Master thesis


SCK CEN Award best master thesis

SCK CEN grants an annual award (worth 1000 euro) to the authors of the two best master thesis performed at our laboratories. Laureates SCK CEN Award best master thesis.