Courses



Compulsory Modules (150 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 6: European Social Structure and Culture and Gender Studies (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students acquire the ability to explain the structures and cultures of the Austrian society and to theoretically locate compared to other European societies in terms of relevant models of society. They are able to name the most important stages of their present development and understand to update their knowledge of literary and statistical sources. Moreover, they know how to state historical genesis and cultural variability of social order. They are able to critically reflect gender coding in western intellectual and cultural history as well as in (social)scientific discourses of modern age and to autonomously evaluate political strategies of gender politics on a national, European and international level.
Compulsory Module 9: Life World, Life Forms: Individual and Society 1 (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of the compulsory module according to § 5 Para 1 No 2.
Learning Outcome: Students acquire the ability to reproduce the essential theoretical approaches of interpretative sociology and to explain their basic terminology. Moreover, they know how to describe current topic areas and research perspectives of cultural social analyses. They are able tocritically discuss constructions of identity in the context of social relationships of misjudgement and recognition based on sociological identity theories and theoretical impulses from related fields. They know how to identify and authentically reproduce central theses and lines of reasoning. Moreover, they are able to apply theoretical concepts toempirical phenomena.
Compulsory Module 10: Rural and Regional Sociology (10 ECTS-AP, 4 SSt.) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of the compulsory module according to § 5 Para 1 No 2.
Learning Outcome: Students acquire basic knowledge of the theories and processes of regional development, town and country relations as well as rural and development sociology (in Austria, Europe and Southern countries). Students acquire knowledge of the practical relevance and the use of theoretical models ¿ e.g. of rural sociology.
Compulsory Module 11: Advanced Methods of Social Sciences (10 ECTS-AP, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of the compulsory module according to § 5 Para 1 No 3.
Learning Outcome: Students acquire advanced knowledge of the methods of the social sciences and deepen these with the help of concrete examples.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).