Courses



Elective Modules Specialisation: Near Eastern Archaeology (60 ECTS-Credits)
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Elective Module 16: Fundamentals of Near Eastern Archaeology I (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Acquisition of interdisciplinary knowledge of the material culture of the Ancient Near East.
Elective Module 18: Theories and Methods of Middle Eastern Archaeology I (5 ECTS-Credits,2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Acquisition of basic knowledge of archaeological methods of documentation and interpretation.
Elective Module 19: Theories and Methods of Middle Eastern Archaeology II (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Acquisition of specialised knowledge of archaeological research methods and techniques in the Middle East.
Elective Module 20: Specialisation in Near Eastern Archaeology (10 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of elective module 16 or 17
Learning Outcome: Students are enabled to write a scientific paper based on the latest archaeological criteria, to place them in their research-relevant context and present them.
Elective Module 21: Archaeological Training I (10 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are enable to understand and evaluate the scientific questions and aims of an archaeological excavation. They are able to independently head smaller sections of an excavation site.
Elective Module 22: Archaeological Training II (10 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Acquisition of the specialist competence of assisting the excavation management and in taking over responsibility for some aspects of the scientific documentation and interpretation of the archaeological findings and finds. Acquisition of the ability to critically assess the cultural-historic importance of archaeological excavation findings.
Elective Module 23: Archaeological Excursion (10 ECTS-Credits,9 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Understanding of historic environments, improving the knowledge about monuments, exercising presentations on site or in museums and exhibitions; gaining and consolidating social competences.

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).