Courses



Compulsory Modules (90 ECTS-Credits)
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Compulsory Module 2: Introduction II: Reading Course (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to independently and critically deal with subject-specific scientific texts, also in consideration of gender-related issues and theories, as well as foreign language literature. They work in and with different digital learning environments.
Compulsory Module 3: Modernisation and Mediality (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students are able to confidently reflect on and work with the key terms of mediality and modernisation in their importance for society as well as the discipline. They use their analytical potential for research fields of the subject and know about their fundamentals and tendencies in the respective fields.
Compulsory Module 4: Cultural Dynamics and Pluralisation (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have an advanced knowledge of the current research fields of the subject in relation to dissolution of cultural practices. They have practised empirical techniques with real case studies and are able to practically apply the acquired skills in European Ethnology, e.g. tourism or migration.
Compulsory Module 5: Memory, Recollection and Narration (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students have comprehensive understanding of current handling of the past. The concepts of memory (storage), construction of the past (recollection) and narration (creation of meaning) can be thoroughly pervaded analytically and categorised theoretically.
Compulsory Module 7: Culture and Historicity (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have an advanced insight in the historical perspective of cultural analysis. They have specialised knowledge of the historic dimensions of phenomena of today and are able to contextualise and critically analyse processes of Change.
Vereinbarung des Themas, des Umfangs und der Form der Masterarbeit auf Basis einer inhaltlichen Kurzbeschreibung /Exposé) sowie Vereinbarung der Arbeitsabläufe und des Studienfortgangs. Planung eines entsprechenden Zeitrahmens für die Durchführung der Masterarbeit.
Modul 9 (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: keine
Learning Outcome: Nach erfolgreicher Absolvierung de Moduls sind die Studierenden in der Lage, eine inhaltliche Kurzbeschreibung der geplanten Masterarbeit (Exposé) zu verfassen, einen zeitlichen Ablauf zu skizzieren und eine schriftliche Masterarbeitsvereinbarung abzuschließen.
Compulsory Module 10: Master's Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive evaluation of all other compulsory and elective modules as well as the Master's Thesis.
Learning Outcome: Examination of the Master's Thesis in the overall context of the Master's Programme European Ethnology; with special focus on theoretical comprehension, methodical issues, communication of findings of the Master's Thesis and presentation skills.
Final oral defense of the Master's Thesis before an examination board

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).