Courses



Elective Modules (30 ECTS-Credits)
Go to the superordinate section
Module 10: Glaciological Field Course (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive positive completion of modules 1 and 3.
Learning Outcome: Students learn to apply the basic principles of glaciological data analysis in the field.
Module 11: Glaciological Methods and Models (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of modules 10, 14 or 15.
Learning Outcome: Students gain an understanding of the geophysical measurement techniques and models applicable to glaciology.
Module 13: Alpine Meteorological Modeling (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive assessment in modules 12, 14 or 15.
Learning Outcome: Students learn the essentials of modelling the topographically influenced atmospheric flows.
Module 15: Numerical Methods B (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2.
Learning Outcome: Students learn the basic concepts and selected algorithms for numerically solving e partial linear and non-linear differential equations.
Module 16: Electronic Data Processing and Databases (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students master advanced concepts in the field of electronic data processing and databases.
Module 17: Palaeoclimate (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students learn about palaeoclimatic processes and conditions, and are able to address them in relation to contemporary conditions.
Module 19: Advanced Mountain Meteorology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students gain in-depth knowledge of mountain meteorology through observation, description and modelling.
Module 20: Satellites and Remote Sensing (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students gain an understanding of results from recent research in remote sensing, through satellite-based measurements of meteorologically and geophysically relevant parameters.
Module 21: Polar Meteorology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students learn about the meteorological, glaciological and atmospheric conditions in the polar regions.
Module 22: Extended Gender Aspects (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are familiar with the current approaches in gender-issue research and are able to apply them in regards to sustainability, in anthropological as well as natural scientific disciplines and in the field.
Module 23: Applied Geology (2) (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students gain advanced practical knowledge in practical geology enabling them to tackle challenges in geological engineering and hydrogeology.
Module 24: Quaternary Geology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students develop a sound knowledge of Quaternary climate and environmental changes, identifying sediments and landforms that were formed by these changes and ascribing them to individual processes.
Module 25: Basics of Global Change and Risk Research (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students grasp the basic theoretical and practical concepts of the humanenvironment relationship, and can apply them to issues of global change and risk research.
Module 26: Geography of Mountain Regions (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students gain a direct understanding of the human-environment relations in mountain systems, along with the ability to transfer basic environmental and social principles to different regions.
Module 27: Mathematical Methods in Physics (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students learn advanced techniques in mathematical physics.

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).