Maybe this is a really basic question but i can't seem to find an appropriate answer. For my master's degree thesis i need to have several titles in the cover (university name, my title, the subject of the work, etc.). Any elegant way to implement this?

(My university unfortunately does not provide any LaTeX template. By the way, suggestions have been awesome so far!)

I needed a cover similar to this:

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    May be useful: tex.stackexchange.com/search?q=user%3A11232+title+page
    – user11232
    Mar 19, 2014 at 14:39
  • probably want to use \begin{titlepage}... environment to make a custom title page.
    – cslstr
    Mar 19, 2014 at 14:45
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    Some universities have existing LaTeX templates for theses. If there is such a template, it would have the necessary title page, and laid out to university standards. That might provide a good starting point.
    – alexwlchan
    Mar 19, 2014 at 15:16
  • Can you point to a typical cover similar to the one you need?
    – egreg
    Mar 19, 2014 at 17:30
  • Just an academia related remark: make sure you may use the logo of the university. Usually they are only allowed on official documents. A thesis, however handed in to that institution, is no such document. Mar 20, 2014 at 18:19

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One could control the entries using in \maketitle (such as \title, \author and/or \date). However, for large documents its simplest to use the titlepage environment and enter the content as is required by the university's specification. Here's a rough template:

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{\LARGE\bfseries My thesis title}


{\Large Some subtitle for my thesis}


{\large An Author}


{\bfseries Submitted in fulfillment of the degree \ldots}


{\itshape University of Randomville}

% Other content goes here...


With exact specifications one can provide a more accurate template.

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