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English taught Modules for Exchange Students

Exchange students will be accepted in a wide range of modules that the Department offers if they have adequate language skills in the language of instruction. Starting in the winter term 2021/22, we also have english-taught modules for exchange students. In the list below you can find all offered modules, the ECTS points for each module and a short description of the content. These interdisciplinary modules are offered every semester term, only the associated seminars and lectures within the modules may vary. You can combine the modules as you wish in your study plan.

Graduate students: Please feel free to either enrol to these modules or to our MA courses (see Marvin).

!!!! Please take into account that these module still are not drawn up in Marvin yet. Please check these modules and the list of courses as they are assigned to the modules. Further courses will be added, check again before long. !!!!

 

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Global Studies (12 ECTS)Global Studies (12 ECTS)

    The interactions of global and local, respectively of social and cultural processes are in the foreground here, together with an introduction to political science analyses of international politics. You will develop a critical perspective on globalization, its actors and its consequences.

    The module consists of two seminars with discussions, group work and presentations. Please choose two seminars out of these:

    Global Health Security (Sven Opitz, LV-03.149-S19-021)
    American Military Interventions Abroad (Hubert Zimmermann, LV-03-129-W21 046)
    Legitimizing or Challenging Inequality (online) (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-010) 
    Social Science Perspectives on Poverty (online) (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-009) 

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Conflict and Society (12 ECTS)Conflict and Society (12 ECTS)

    The module offers you an overview over approaches to conflict and society in different disciplines. Using empirical examples of conflicts on all levels (local, national, international), you learn about various concepts and theories of conflict as well as conflict management. You may also participate in a simulation game as an actor in a fictional conflict.

    The module consists of two seminars with discussions, group work and presentations and comprises 4 credit hours. Instead of a seminar, the simulation "Creating Peace" (Rosania) may be chosen. Please choose two seminars out of these:

    Conflict, Security and Development: An introduction (José Salguero, LV-03-149-W21-062)
    Rosania (Kerstin Zimmer, LV-03-362-004)
    Legitimizing or Challenging Inequality (online) (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-010) 
    Social Science Perspectives on Poverty (online) (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-009) 
    Current Aspects of Germany and Europe (Ulrike Bieker, LV-03-INT-001)

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen European Politics and Society (6 ECTS)European Politics and Society (6 ECTS)

    You acquire an overview of the history of European politics, relevant theoretical approaches, about institutions and actors, and about the role of the European Union and the European nations in the world. In this module, you will discuss current national social processes and European integration.

    The module consists of a seminar with discussions, group work and presentations. Please choose one seminar out of these:

    Current Aspects of Germany and Europe (Ulrike Bieker, LV-03-INT-001)
    Animal Ethics (Nadia Mazouz, LV-03-127-W21-008) 
    Gender in Turkey (online) (for advanced students) (Pinar Yildiz, Off-University, LV-03-362-W21-003)
    Multidimensional Inequality (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-014)

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Gender and Society (12 ECTS)Gender and Society (12 ECTS)

    This module provides an introduction to women's and gender studies, including exemplary analysis of gender-specific and gender-hierarchical problem constellations. Furthermore, you will investigate power, rule and social inequality in the context of gender hierarchies and gender constructs respectively gender democracy and gender emancipation.

    The module consists of two seminars with discussions, group work and presentations. Please choose two seminars out of these:

    Introduction to the Critique of Gender Relations, Focus: Near & Middle East (Funda Hülagü, LV-03-129-W21-062) (Marvin: see parallelgroup 4 of Einführung in die Kritik der Geschlechterverhältnisse, Fokus: EU & USA)
    Introduction to the Critique of Gender Relations, Focus: Latin America (Alina de Luna Aldape, LV-03-129-W21-062) (Marvin: see parallelgroup of Einführung in die Kritik der Geschlechterverhältnisse, Fokus: EU & USA)
    Gender in Turkey (online) (for advanced students) (Pinar Yildiz, Off-University, LV-03-362-W21-003)
    Current Aspects of Germany and Europe (Ulrike Bieker, LV-03-INT-001)

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Cultures and Societies (6 ECTS)Cultures and Societies (6 ECTS)

    You will explore the research fields of cultural studies (ethnologies, anthropologies) using current research as an example. You will investigate what is meant by culture in a cultural studies research approach and discover recent theoretical and methodological perspectives from the perspective of various disciplines.

    The module consists of a seminar with discussions, group work and presentations. Please choose one seminar out of these:

    Political Islam (Eva Wegner, LV-03-129-W21-042)
    Legitimizing or Challenging Inequality (online) (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-010) 
    Social Science Perspectives on Poverty (online) (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-009)
    Current Aspects of Germany and Europe (Ulrike Bieker, LV-03-INT-001)
    Multidimensional Inequality (Miquel Pellicer, LV-03-362-W21-014)

  • Inhalt ausklappen Inhalt einklappen Religion, Ethics and Philosophy (12 ECTS)Religion, Ethics and Philosophy (12 ECTS)

    The module gives you an insight into different subject areas and research fields of Philosophy and the Study of religions. Ethical questions are dealt with from the perspectives of these and other subjects, for example, to examine ecological, social or gender-specific topics with regard to their ethical implications. In this way you will also acquire knowledge of current issues in these subjects.

    The module consists of two seminars with discussions, group work and presentations. Please choose two seminars out of these:

    Deities in Flesh: embodiment of and sensual interaction with Hindu Goddesses and Gods (Gerrit Lange, LV-03-136-W21-12)
    Animal Ethics (Nadia Mazouz, LV-03-127-W21-008) 
    Do we need intuitions? (Daniel Minkin, LV-03-127-W21-009) 
    Philosophy of Perception (Gregory Sax, LV-03-127-W21-011) 

For detailed information see: Module handbook

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