Compulsory Modules (35 ECTS-Credits)
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  COURSES Module 2: Generic Skills (5 ECTS-Credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students have advanced theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in selected disciplines that empower them about their subject specific competences addition to independent scientific activity.
There are courses totalling 5 ECTS-Credits to graduate. The selection is made in consultation with the main supervisor. These courses cover such as competences for the knowledge transfer of the subject, in the field of philosophy and philosophy of science, or in respect of equality and gender studies. For further information about courses click COURSES.
Module 5: Participation in the Academic Discussion (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory module 1
Learning Outcome: Students develop suitable research results in national and international forums and present their own results there. They can analyse their own and others' research achievements and give a critical review.
Active participation in scientific national and international discourse through conferences, projects or summer schools
Module 6: Doctoral Thesis Defense (5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: successful completion of compulsory modules 1 to 5
Learning Outcome: The graduates are able to communicate the results of their research and the resulting increase in knowledge in the discipline in lecture form to a professional audience and critical review.
Final oral dissertation defense taken before an examination board.

  • 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).