Courses



Elective Modules (60 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 6: Applied Geology (2) (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 5 h) (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 7: Palaeontology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are taught to identify and interpret macro and microscopic fossils.
Module 8: Quaternary Geology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students will 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 9: Sedimentary Geology (1) (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2.
Learning Outcome: Students gain a sound knowledge of the macro and microscopic treatment of common carbonate rocks and siliciclastic sediments and rocks.
Module 13: Geophysics (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students learn to interpret geophysical information through an understanding of the major geophysical concepts and methods.
Module 14: Experimental Petrology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2.
Learning Outcome: Students become acquainted with the major techniques applied in the field of experimental petrology.
Module 15: Theoretical Petrology (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2.
Learning Outcome: Students acquire a basic knowledge of theoretical petrology.
Module 16: Crystallography (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2.
Learning Outcome: Students learn to identify and interpret structural data through an understanding of the structure of crystals and materials.
Module 17: Systematic Mineralogy (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2.
Learning Outcome: Students learn about the chemical composition, crystal structure and processes of naturally occurring minerals.
Module 18: Applied Mineralogy (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 16 and 17.
Learning Outcome: Students learn about the most important mineral and synthetic raw materials and their formation processes.
Module 19: Material Sciences (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students learn the technical basics of important solid mineralogical systems.
Module 20: Geochronology and Isotope Geochemistry (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2, 3 and 4.
Learning Outcome: Students become skilled in the basics of isotope geochemistry, learning the geological applications of stable and radiogenic isotopes.
Module 21: Analytical Techniques (2) (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of module 2.
Learning Outcome: Students learn the basic theory and applications of important geoanalytical laboratory methods, including their faults and limitations.
Module 22: 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 human-environment relationship, and can apply them to issues of global change and risk research.
Module 23: 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 24: Ice and Climate (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: keine
Learning Outcome: Students are introduced to the earth's climate system, with particular reference to the cryosphere.
Module 25: 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.

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).