Business Administration

Business Administration Seminar (different subjects)

Lecturervaries
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits6
SemesterSummer and Winter Term
Admission Requirements--
Objectives

diverse options each semester in the field of business administration

communication of contents after handing in your learning agreement

Important:

obligatory choice for Double Degree students!

 

Doing Business in Russia

LecturerProf. Dr. Konstantin Kostin, Prof. Dr. Bernd Mühlfriedel
Type of courseBlock Course
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer + winter term
ission Requirements---
ObjectivesAfter successful completion of this course, students are able to
  • define the terms Russian mentality and culture and particularly the specifics of business communication in Russia
  • understand and explain the importance of regional differences for starting enterprises in Russia
  • understand and explain the legal basis for foreign investments in Russia
  • understand and evaluate developments in Russian labor and financial markets during the past 20 years with particular focus on current developments
  • develop ideas for a business project in the Russian market on the basis of theoretical facts and practical exercises

European Law

LecturerProf. Dr. Manuel Strunz
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Deal with practical questions in European law, with particular attention paid to current trends in European law (European Central Bank law, how the European order for payment operates, etc.)
  • Understand the important legal questions in European law; Be able to act correctly through a knowledge of the basic legal parameters
  • Apply the acquired knowledge (case studies, examples); recognise the interlinking of legislation; resolve problem cases even under changed legal conditions
  • Social competence: Promotion of verbal skills, team behaviour, self organisationizationronmental factors and complex strategic options

 

E-Marketing

LecturerMichael Nowak
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Know available technical tools within digital marketing
  • Transfer and adaptation of classical marketing models towards the digital world – on a strategic and operative level
  • Understand differences and similarities between the digital and the classic world
  • Work on a project and learn how to use e-marketing tools

Management Accounting and Control

Management Account and Control

LecturerProf. Dr. Patrick Dieses
Type of courseLecture / exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter Term/ Summer Term
dmission Requirements---
Objectives
By the end of this course stundents should be able to:
  • explain the controlling/management accounting conceptions
  • explain how management accounting plays important roles in their decision-making
  • define and explain cost accounting and measurement terminologies and methods as well as cost management systems
  • apply management accounting ideas and practices in making decisions in businesses
  • understand the impact of tranfer pricing
  • use the ideas and practices of budgeting in a business decision-making context.

Principles of Finance and Investments

Principles of Finance and Investments

LecturerFabian Drasdo
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Be familiar with the financial management business and know relevant calculation procedures
  • Obtain an overview of the usual types of financing and a sound foundation for the financing and investment industry
  • Understand, interpret and apply cash flows and capital flows of operational procedures and financing requirements in practice

 

 

Principles of Human Resource Management

Principles of Human Resource Management

LecturerProf. Dr. Burkhard Jaeger/ Prof. Dr. Carsten Kück
Type of courseLecture / exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter Term
dmission Requirements---
Objectives
  • be aware of the strategic orientation of personnel management and its wealth creation contribution for the company
  • understand human resource management instruments and their implementation in companies
  • acquire a basic understanding of executive management and collaboration between management and personnel

 

 

Principles of International Management

LecturerProf. Dr. Prasch
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Be familiar with the character and contents of international management
  • Gain an overview of the importance, process and decision areas of international management
  • Deal with the increased complexity of internationally focused management
  • Operate competently on the international scene by using a knowledge of environmental factors and complex strategic options

Principles of Marketing and Sales

Principles of Marketing and Sales

LecturerProf. Dr. Michael Bürker
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Know and master the fundamental elements, methods and processes in sales and marketing module
  • The focus should be on the theoretical principles of sales and marketing and is oriented to the 4P concept (product range policy, terms and conditions policy, sales policy, promotional policy)

Principles of Operations and Logistics Management

LecturerProf. Dr. Martin Prasch
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Obtain a conceptual overview of fundamental industrial problems
  • Present and understand examples of decisions in specific production situations
  • Acquired a holistic understanding of materials management as efficiency-driven, customer-oriented, holistic and integrated with the other
    management functions
  • Be capable of preparing, executing and checking decisions made relating to materials and production management in the industrial operation

Principles of Organisation

LecturerProf. Dr. Burkhard Jaeger
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Acquire a fundamental understanding of the cross-functional organization in the company
  • Understand the importance of the organization particularly with regard to its impact on the attainment of the corporate goals
  • Know essential structuring options which can be considered for organizationronmental factors and complex strategic options

Private Wealth Management

Private Wealth Management

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Konstantin Kostin

Prof. Dr. Bernd Mühlfriedel

Type of courseLecture / Exercise / Block Course
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer + winter term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • understand the importance of private wealth management particularly for financial stability during retirement
  • explain the various asset classes available for private investors
  • apply their gained knowledge to practical investment situations
  • understand the opportunities and challenges posed by the current situation in financial markets and the economic and political environment in general

Designing the Global Marketing Programme

Optimization in Logistics

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Maren Martens

Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Students can identify and classify optimization Problems in retworks arising in logistics and production (or likewise in other sectors such as energy or telecommunication). They are proficient in modelling techniques and they can solve optimization Problems algorithmically.

Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

LecturerProf. Dr. Johannes Uhrmann
Type of courseLecture / Tutorials
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements
Objectives
  • Basic Concepts, Predicate Logic, Inference Machines, Planning

Big Data Algorithms and Systems

LecturerProf. Dr. Mock Markus, Prof. Dr. Siebert Andreas
Type of courseLecture / Tutorials
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission RequirementsAlgorithms and data structures; programming knowledge
Objectives
  • Become familiar with basic algorithms in the field of big data and be able to apply them
  • Become familiar with systems that are used to process very large volumes of – in particular – unstructured data and be able to assess when it is appropriate to use them

Concepts of Modern Programming Languages

LecturerProf. Dr. Markus Mock
Type of courseLecture / Tutorial
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission RequirementsProgramming 1 & 2 or comparable prior knowledge
Objectives
  • Become familiar with the basic concepts of modern programming languages such as block structure, visibility, lifetime and memory management
  • Become familiar with the implementation methods of these concepts and understand the role of type systems in this context
  • Be aware of the demands resulting from software development for large, distributed systems (cloud computing) placed on programming languages and tools and how current programming languages address them.

Internet of Things

Internet of Things

LecturerProf. Dr. Abdelmajid Khelil
Type of courseLecture / Tutorials
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements
Objectives
  • The syllabi will be communicated soon

IT Project Management

LecturerProf. Dr. Peter Scholz
Type of courseSeminar / Assignment preparation practice
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter semester
Admission RequirementsAdvanced programming skills in Java; Software Engineering I (WIF210) and II (WIF310)
Objectives
  • Insight into selected specialist subject areas of software engineering
  • Understand and practise how software projects need to be specified in the requirements engineering phase
  • Enable students to take the "Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering Foundation Level" exam organised by TÜV Süd Munich if desired

IT Seminar

IT Seminar

LecturerProf. Dr. Scholz, Peter
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits3
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements
Objectives
  • Students will work on projects (current research topic) in groups
  • Students will present their solutions

IT for Smart Grids

IT for Smart Grids

LecturerProf. Dr. Sascha Hauke
Type of courseLecture / Tutorials
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements
Objectives
  • the syllabi will be communicated soon

Electrical & Industrial Engineering

Applied Physics

LecturerProf. Dr. Artem Ivanow
Type of courseLecture(5h/w:ENG);Exercise (1h/w: GER)
ECTS credits7
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Know the physical basics of mechanical, thermodynamically, optical and electrical phenomena
  • Correctly identify and categorize the physics basics of technical applications
  • Understand dependences between different aspects of technical applications
  • Analyze and visualize physical calculations

Corporate and Business Strategy

Corporate and Business Strategy

LecturerProf. Dr. Markus Schmitt
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirementstba
Objectives
  • tba

International Business and Cross-cultural Communication

International Business and Cross-Cultural Communication

LecturerProf. Markus Schmitt
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirementsrecommended: Module „Principles of Business Administration and  Economics“ (WIT150 - see above)
Objectives
  • Know and assess the degree, characteristics, drivers, advantages, and problems of economic internationalization
  • Detailed knowledge of the key questions and planning steps for business internationalization, and ability to apply respective planning instruments
  • Know the typical operational issues caused by internationalization and understand the basic concepts for solving them
  • Understand the concept of culture and its importance for business
  • Assess one´s own culture and its influence on behavior and communicate effectively in international teams

International Production Networks and Logistics

International Production Networks and Logistics

LecturerProf. Dr. Sebastian Meissner
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Learn why and how production and logistics are organized and coordinated in international networks
  • Fundamental knowledge of international network structure, especially of types and configuration of production and logistics networks
  • Fundamental theoretical knowledge for analyzing, creating, optimizing and controlling international production and logistics networks
  • obtain skills for practical problem solving in production and logistics networks
  • gain managerial competencies with respect to network leadership, cross-company communication and international oganization as well as sustainability
  • Understand the basics of quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • Get to know a variety of marketing instruments

Marketing and Sales

LecturerProf. Andrea Badura
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirementsrecommended: Module „Principles of Business Administration and  Economics“ (WIT150 - see above)
Objectives
  • Understand basic marketing and sales models and theories
  • Analyze market and demand behavior
  • Reflect and describe typical organizational settings in the field of marketing and sales
  • Solve marketing related case studies in order to gain a better application-oriented knowledge about marketing and sales objectives

Principles of Business Administration and Economics

Principles of Business Administration

LecturerProf. Markus Schmitt
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Understand the fundamental terms of business administration and economics
  • Understand the way of economic thinking
  • Master basic methods of business administration and economics
  • Insights into the importance and tasks of the functional areas of a business
  • Understand the complexity of business processes and economic developments

Procurement, Manufacturing and Logistics

LecturerProf. Dr. Meissner, Sebastian
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits6
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Understand the operational process of producing goods and the fundamentals of procurement and purchasing
  • Know the fundamentals of manufacturing, different production types, production planning and control in order to understand optimization and adjustment decisions (e.g. as part of lean manufacturing)
  • Insight into logistics, from transport systems to internal and cross- company integrating supply chains

Project Management

LecturerProf. Dr. Holger Timinger
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Understand the principles of projects and project management
  • Understand relevant terms and methods related to project management, characteristics of projects
  • Learn basic leadership and management principles for project managers and how to use project management software
  • Learn how to organize tasks by applying efficient time management and result-oriented way of working
  • Effectively work in projects and manage and lead simple or small projects on your own

Seminar (Introduction to the methodology of science)

LecturerProf. Dr. Markus Schmitt
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits3
SemesterWinter semester + summer semester
Admission Requirements

recommended from Semester 5

specific prio knowledge in business administration

Objectives

Insights into the process and methodology of science:

  • Speak and write in a scientifically correct way; prepare and present results of academic articles
  • Conduct literature research and use appropriate sources of professional information for job purposes
  • Critically analyze subject-specific statements, discuss them and assess them regarding their practical relevance

Project Work in Practice

LecturerProf. Dr. Markus Schmitt
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer and winter semester
Admission Requirementstba
Objectives
  • understand the practical use of project management tools and techniques
  • understand the conditions of successful project work in practice
  • understand the processes and requirements of a selected organization (e.g. a business)
  • realistic self-assessment

General Studies

Borders and Mobility

LecturerDr. Evelyn Mayer
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Read, analyze, and discuss border-related texts in English
  • Examine the role of geopolitical boundaries and forms of bordering in a globalized and seemingly borderless world

Cross Cultural Communication

LecturerDr. Stephen Hahn
Type of courseSeminar / Exercise
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter semester + summer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Analyze critical incidents in intercultural communication and learn how to handle them
  • Communicate competently in international teams and business contacts

Energy and Society

LecturerProf. Dr. Barbara Höling
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Learn about the importance of energy production and energy use in Germany and worldwide
  • Taking into account technological, scientific and psychological aspects in the analysis of energy policies
  • Analyze the political, economic and societal implication of energy policies, both in Germany and worldwide
  • Learn about the conflicts in social and science ethics resulting from energy and environmental policies
  • Understand your personal responsibility in forming of a political opinion and critically analyze your own life style regarding energy consumption
  • apply principles of scientific work

English for Negotiations

LecturerBill Field
Type of courseSeminar / Excercise
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Successfully participate in a variety of negotiation activities including business and personal settings
  • Get to know a variety of the foundation theories of negotation practices, emphasis on applied learning

English for International Careers

LecturerBill Field
Type of courseSeminar / Excercise
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Successfully participate in employment search activities (design of covering letters, curriculum vitaes, writing contact e-mails, the oral skills of conducting interviews and salary negotiations)
  • Learn to express oneself clearly, fluently and in a well-structured manner in oral and written forms

English for Marketing

LecturerBill Field
Type of courseSeminar / Excercise
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Successfully participate in a variety of marketing activities
  • Understand the basics of quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • Get to know a variety of marketing instruments

Mathematics and Music

Mathematics and Music

LecturerProf. Dr. Dirk Schlingmann
Type of courseSeminar / Excercise
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • students will be able to
    • recognize the importance of mathematics in music
    • analyze sound and music from a mathematical perspective
    • discuss different musical tone systems from a mathematical perspective
    • program algorithmic music
    • technology to calculate solutions
    • use online tools and personal computing devices to develop digital literacy skills

Sustainable Technologies: Renewable Energy, Smart Buildings and Electronic Mobility

Online Course - Sustainable Technologies

LecturerBill Field
Type of courseOnline Seminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer semester
Admission RequirementsB2 English
Objectives
  • After successful completion of this course students are able to communicate competently in spoken and written forms at an upper-intermediate level (Level B2)
  • they get introduced to the subjects renewable energy, smart buildings and electric mobility with a focus on enabling them to subsequently participate in more advanced courses instructed in English
  • this course will be offered as a virtual course

International Project Management

International Project Management

LecturerSilke Riegler
Type of courseOnline Seminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • introduce students to International Project Management and its components
    • commuication media
    • tools for project management
    • intercultural conflicts and challanges in international management
  • enable students to supsequently participate in more advanced courses instructed in english
  • enable students to fuction successfully in projects with an international dimension
  • provide participants with the skills in virtual or traditional learning environments in related subjects

Sustainable Technologies: Renewable Energy, Smart Buildings and Electronic Mobility

Online Course - Sustainable Technologies

LecturerBill Field
Type of courseOnline Seminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer semester
Admission RequirementsC1 English
Objectives
  • After successful completion of this course students are able to communicate competently in spoken and written forms at an upper-intermediate level (Level C1)
  • they get introduced to the subjects renewable energy, smart buildings and electric mobility with a focus on enabling them to subsequently participate in more advanced courses instructed in English
  • this course will be offered as a virtual course

Women´s Rights - The Ongoing Struggle for Equality (English friendly)

LecturerAnnette Seidel-Arpaci
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Students will learn about the struggles for women´s rights with a focus on work and wage labour from the 19th century through to the present.
  • Students will also learn about struggles for women´s rights in relation to the gender conditions within the home.
  • Skills: Participants will be able to improve how to read, comprehend, and analyze written, visual and audial material. In addition, students will be able to confidently give a short presentation in English.
  • Competencies: Course participants will be able to critically examine the struggles for women´s rights, in particular in the context of working conditions, from the industrialization to the present.

Social Work

Module Basics of Social Work - Summer Term

Social Functions of social work - compulsory (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Stefan Borrmann
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits4
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirementscompulsory subject as a basis for "Social work as human rights profession" and "Professionalisation of social work"
Objectives
  • The lecture is an introduction of social work in Germany from a historical and theoretical perspective.
  • Current trends and challenges will be discussed and the interconnection of social work as a profession and the social system is highlighted

Social Work as a human rights profession (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Stefan Borrmann
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Social Functions of Social Work"

please choose 1 out of 2 options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • The theoretical background of this conzeptionalization will be introduced.
  • Case examples will elaborate the role of social work as a profession and the social system is highlighted

Professionalisation of Social Work (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Stefan Borrmann
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Social Functions of Social Work"

please choose 1 out of 2 options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • "Is social work a profession" is the title of a famous article from 1915. The quesion is still a highly controversal topic in academic social work
  • The main arguments for and against this view are central in the context of the seminar

Module Intercultural competence - Summer Term

Cultural and Intercultural Competence - compulsory (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Mihri Özdogan
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirementscompulsory subject as a basis for "Social work and intercultural competence - the European perspective in the work with delinquents" and "Sociology of the body and disability"
Objectives
  • Critical analysis of images and conceptions of intercultural competences in social work to deconstruct the cultural view on persons with migrations experience

Social Work and intercultural competence - the European perspective in the work with delinquents (English friendly)

LecturerChristiane Heigermoser
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirementsplease choose 1 out of 3 options in this area of competence
Objectives
  • Knowledge in comparing different resocialization systems/reoffending/work with juvenile and adult offenders within an European and International perspective.

Sociology of the body and disability (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Clemens Dannenbeck
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirementsplease choose 1 out of 3 options in this area of competence
Objectives
  • Culture, society and history are deeply inscribed in the human body. "Disability Studies", "Cultural Studies", "Queer Studies" or "Gender Studies" reflect the discourses of power that make a difference between what´s normal and what´s deviant. Looking at the body being a social and cultural construct offers a chance to intervene in social conditions.

Gender Competence and Gender Mainstreaming (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Barbara Thiessen
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirementsplease choose 1 out of 3 options in this area of competence
Objectives
  • Why do we need gender competence within social work?
  • One of the central tasks of social work is to recognize and to foster individuality and the developmental potential of addressees of social work.
  • Traditional gender hierarchies can be counterproductive in this matter.
  • The EU-concept of gender mainstreaming has been ratified, among others, by Germany. The concept has been inscribed, for instance, into SGB (social act) VIII for child- and youth services, and it is a central directive for charities and organizations in the field of social work. Gender competence is crucial for its implementation.
  • Within the course, we will research, methodologically deepen, and critically reflect upon implementations of gender mainstreaming in social entities.

Module Society and Culture - Summer Term

Educational professionalism in the context of cultural collectivity and difference - compulsory (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Andreas Panitz
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirementscompulsory subject as a basis for "Community Music" and "Convention of the UN on the rights of persons with disability"
Objectives
  • We will discuss the complex correlation of a person with society and culture, reflecting the term "culture" in the context of Social Work.
  • By analyzing artwork (films, paintings etc.) we will reflect approaches on "Cultural Education"

Community Music (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Andreas Panitz
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Educational professionalism in the context of cultural collectivity and difference"

no musical knowledge or skills required

please choose all options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • Within the last decades, a field of "Cultural Education" inside and outside the school education system has been developed in Germany, which focuses on learning through arts and music.
  • In the context of Social Work, emphasized goals can be, for example, "Cultural Participation", "Empowerment", "Personality Development" and "Inclusion". In this course we will examine the term "Community Music" and reflect the German discourse with its roots in the "Sociocultural Movement" and its traditions in "Alternative Culture".
  • It includes the presentation of selected examples of Community Music Projects and furthermore musical experiments as a group.

Convention of the United Nations on the rights of persons with disability (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Clemens Dannenbeck
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Educational professionalism in the context of cultural collectivity and difference"

please choose all options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • This lecture is about the meaning of Convention of the United Nations on the rights of persons with disabilities as a widely ratified legal document of human rights. What´s it´s impact on Social Change and Cohersion from the point of view of people who are addressed as disabled and inferior?

Educational concepts of social work under racism critical aspects (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Mirhi Özdogan
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterSummer Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Educational professionalism in the context of cultural collectivity and difference"

please choose all options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • knowledge about theories of the racism as well as racist relations and racism-critical educational work as a basis for racism-critical social work
  • Awareness of racism-critical competence as key qualification in the social work by practically oriented exercises and analysis of case studies

Module Pedagogic Principles for Social Work - Winter Term

Pedagogic principles for social work - compulsory (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Mechthild Wolff
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits4
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirementscompulsory subject as a basis for "Culture, education and social work"
Objectives
  • Students know the basic perceptions and scientific definitions of the terms education, literacy and socialization.
  • They understand the meaning of these conceptions and they know that social workers deal with target groups in every state of human development.
  • Students are also able to define the phases early childhood, childhood, youth and adulthood.
  • Students reflect family, peer group and school as living environments and they get first ideas about the challenges of social work within these contexts.

Culture, education and social work (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Andreas Panitz
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter Term (from 2019/20)
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Pedagogic principles of social work"

no musical knowledge or skills required

please choose this option in this area of competence

Objectives
  • "Cultural Education" inside and outside the school education system focuses on learning through the arts. In the context of Social Work, emphasized goals can be: "Cultural Participation", "Empowerment", "Personality development" and "Inclusion".
  • In this introductory seminar we will discuss the correlation of culture, arts and education.

Module Modern Society - Winter Term

The sociological view on mondern society - compulsory (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Clemens Dannenbeck
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits4
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirementscompulsory subject as a basis for "Social inequality and gender relations", "Islamophobia - Research", Public health"
Objectives
  • why is it useful and necessary for Social Workers to think in a sociological way? We do not think and act just as individuals, but as members of society.
  • Being socialized, educated and enculturated in a modern world gives us an idea of freedom but in the same moment also an idea of dependency
  • Analysing society is necessary to both understanding the dynamic processes of social change and questioning it´s inescapability

Social inequality and gender relations (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Barbara Thiessen
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "The sociological view on modern societies"

please choose 1 out of 3 options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • Students know the diversity of socio-scientific explanatory approaches and are familiar with sociologic and political scientific features of modern societies.
  • They know historic and present development directions of sociologic and political scientific thinking. Students obtain insights into traditional theories and subject disourses in sociology and political science and develop their critical understanding.
  • Students will achieve an integrated understanding of how social & political processes are related.
  • They actively can percept and analyze formation of problems to resolve them effectively.

Islamophobia: Current Research on Prejudice and Practical Social Work (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Mihri Özdogan
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "The sociological view on modern societies"

please choose 1 out of 3 options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • Students develop a critical attitude towards the social importance of categories of difference (gender, culture, social injustice, health), their coming into existence, reproduction and resulting structures of power

Public Health in Social Work (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Katrin Liel
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Sociological view on modern societies"

Please choose 1 out of 3 options in this area of competence

Objectives
  • This seminar gives an introduction in public health.
  • Students will learn about social determinants of health and theories that explane health inequalities. Furthermore we will discuss ways to reduce this inequity using projects of the german cooperation network "Equity in Health".

Module Society and Culture - Winter Term

Social work and cultural differences - compulsory (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Clemens Dannenbeck
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits4
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirementscompulsory subject as a basis for "Youth Cultural Developments"
Objectives
  • Talking about culture always seems to make a difference.
  • Some may say there are inevitably clashes of culture.
  • Cultural differences lead to conflict
  • Culture defines belonging and affinity
  • All these attitudes towards culture widely ignore the fact that any culture is constantly changing and developing
  • understanding culture therefore means the powerful processes that distinguish between inclusion and exclusion.

Youth cultural developments (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Stefan Borrmann
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits2
SemesterWinter Term
Admission Requirements

Lecture "Social work and cultural differences"

please choose this option in this area of competence

Objectives
  • At the beginning of the seminar an introduction to youth and sub cultures will be given.
  • The main part of the seminar will consist of the presentation of current youth cultures in detail (i.e. Skinheads, Straight Edge/ Hardcore-Scene, Punk, Hip-Hop).
  • The relevance for Social Work practice will be pointed out.

Understand Depressions - accompany art-therapeutically and music-therapeutically (English friendly)

LecturerProf. Dr. Andreas Panitz
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits6
SemesterWinter Term (from 2019/20)
Admission Requirements

 

Objectives
  • Students will look at "melancholia" as a contemporary society and culture. The course refers to multiple psychological theories of depression and covers the psychopathological traits of depression.
  • Therapeutic options using music or arts will be reflected