Offered Courses for Exchange Students

Architecture and Design

Architecture

  • Building Construction II - 6 ECTS
  • Design III - 6 ECTS
  • City Planning - 4 ECTS
  • Supporting Structures - 2 ECTS

Interior Design and Interior Architecture

1st semester (winter term)

  • Design and Human Sciences 1.1 - 4 ECTS
  • Visual Representation and Communication 1.1 - 4 ECTS
  • Technology and Natural Science 1.1 - 4 ECTS
  • Reflection and Vision 1.1 - 6 ECTS
  • Practically oriented Project 1.1 - 3 ECTS
  • Interdisciplinary Perspectives - 6 ECTS

2nd Semester (summer term)

  • Design and Human Sciences 1.2 / 2.1 - 4,5 ECTS
  • Visual Representation and Communication 1.2 / 2.1 - 4 ECTS
  • Technology and Natural Science 1.2 / 2.1 - 4 ECTS
  • Reflection and Vision 2.1 - 2,5 ECTS
  • Management and Economy 1.1 - 2,5 ECTS
  • Practically oriented Project 1.2 / 2.1 - 6 ECTS
  • Interdisciplinary Project 1 - 6 ECTS

3rd Semester (winter term)

  • Design and Human Sciences 2.2 - 2,5 ECTS
  • Visual Representation and Communication 2.2 - 4 ECTS
  • Technology and Natural Science 2.2 - 3 ECTS
  • Reflection and Vision 2.2 - 2,5 ECTS
  • Management and Economy 1.2 - 2,5 ECTS
  • Practically oriented Project 2.2 - 3 ECTS
  • Interdisciplinary Project 2 - 6 ECTS

5th semester (winter term)

  • Design and Human Sciences 3.1 - 4 ECTS
  • Visual Representation and Communication 3.1 - 3 ECTS
  • Technology and Natural Science 3.1 - 5 ECTS
  • Reflection and Vision 3.1 - 3 ECTS
  • Practical Project 1.1 - 10 ECTS

6th semester (summer term)

  • Design and Human Sciences 3.2 - 6 ECTS
  • Visual Representation and Communication 3.2 - 3 ECTS
  • Technology and Natural Science 3.2 - 1 ECTS
  • Reflection and Vision 3.2 - 3 ECTS
  • Management and Economy 2.1 - 4 ECTS
  • Practical Project 1.2 / 2.1 - 8 ECTS
  • Consolidation of interdisciplinary concepts - 6 ECTS

7th semester (winter term)

  • Technology and Natural Science 4 - 4 ECTS
  • Management and Economy 2.2 - 4 ECTS
  • Practical Project 2.2 - 4 ECTS
  • Bachelor Concept Thesis - 4 ECTS
  • Bachelor Thesis - 12 ECTS

Business Administration

Fundamentals of Business Administration (online-lecture) - 5 ECTS

The course "Fundamentals of Business Administration for IT and Engineering Students" introduces students into the basic concepts, methods and theories of business management from a management-oriented perspective. The fundamentals and basic concepts of different business areas like production, procurement, material management financials, sales  etc. are explained. This includes an understanding of the terms of the economic principle, the operational production factors and the operational turnover process. The theory of transaction theory and the theories of the New Institutional Economy are formin the theoretical basis. Based on this, the company's objectives as well as the company's typology are presented in various dimensions.
The course is a completely digital offer. There are no presence dates. Questions will be answered online by e-mail or chat.

Project Management (online-lecture) - 5 ECTS

The course "Fundamentals of Project Management" introduces students to the main concepts, standards, methods and approaches relevant to project management from a managerial perspective. The course requires no specific prerequisites. Examples and case studies are geared towards IT and business projects. Apart from covering the fundamental concepts, the courses focuses on the most important activities in project management as illustrated as following:

  • Project Selection
  • Scope Management
  • Team Building
  • Risk Management
  • Cost Estimation and Budgeting
  • Project Scheduling
  • Agile Project Management
  • Project Evaluation and Control
  • Project Closeout and Termination

The course is a completely digital offer. There are no presence dates. Questions will be answered online by e-mail or chat.

Fundamentals in Business Intelligence (project work) - 4 ECTS

The module is carried out in form of a project in cooperation with a local company. Participants are divided into groups with a maximum of six students. A task out the field of business intelligence and controlling is presented and described to the team by the selected company. Students have to work on this task as a team independently within one semester and bring it to the conclusion in the form of a presentation and a project report.
The project is controlled by the lecturer in a milestone-oriented manner. The students have to set up a work break down structure, to define time schedule and to assign the work packages to individual students. They have to use dedicated IT-Tools to solve this project management tasks. Students have to complete the previously defined work packages at the respective milestone and provide a report on the targeted requirements. The milestone results are collected in the form of joure fixes and documented as protocol.
Topics of the project are based on current issues in local companies and vary from semester to semester. Topics will be presented and explained to the students at the beginning of the seminar.

Fundamentals in Informatics Processing (project work) - 4 ECTS

The module is carried out in form of a project in cooperation with a local company. Participants are divided into groups with a maximum of six students. A task out the field of process and information management is presented and described to the team by the selected company. Students have to work on this task as a team independently within one semester and bring it to the conclusion in the form of a presentation and a project report.
The project is controlled by the lecturer in a milestone-oriented manner. The students have to set up a work break down structure, to define time schedule and to assign the work packages to individual students. They have to use dedicated IT-Tools to solve this project management tasks. Students have to complete the previously defined work packages at the respective milestone and provide a report on the targeted requirements. The milestone results are collected in the form of joure fixes and documented as protocol.
Topics of the project are based on current issues in local companies and vary from semester to semester. Topics will be presented and explained to the students at the beginning of the seminar.

Current Issues of Sales and Distribution (seminar) - 4 ECTS

The aim of the seminar is to introduce the students to the independent, scientific work as well as preparation for the thesis. Within the framework of the seminar, the following competencies in the field of business informatics will be given:

  • competence

Topics of the seminar are based on current developments in sales and distribution and vary from semester to semester. Topics will be presented and explained to the students at the beginning of the seminar. Students must select a topic and edit it according to the following structure:

  • oral presentation
  • written seminar paper

Current Issues of Business Administration (seminar) - 4 ECTS

The aim of the seminar is to introduce the students to the independent, scientific work as well as preparation for the thesis. Within the framework of the seminar, the following competencies in the field of business informatics will be given:

  • independent assessment of new developments in information technology and their opportunities and risks for the business administration
  • identifying the success factors for a meaningful integration information technology in the company
  • covering of business requirements by information technology in individual cases
  • elaboration of a position and argumentative justification of own opinion
  • ability to write down the facts and own opinions and to present them freely in presentation.

Topics of the seminar are based on current developments in business informatics and administration and vary from semester to semester. Topics will be presented and explained to the students at the beginning of the seminar. Students must select a topic and edit it according to the following structure:

  • exposé
  • oral presentation
  • written seminar paper

Current Issues of Human Capital Management (seminar) - 4 ECTS

The aim of the seminar is to introduce the students to the independent, scientific work as well as preparation for the thesis. Within the framework of the seminar, the following competencies in the field of business informatics will be given:

  • competence

Topics of the seminar are based on current developments in human capital management and vary from semester to semester. Topics will be presented and explained to the students at the beginning of the seminar. Students must select a topic and edit it according to the following structure:

  • oral presentation
  • written seminar paper

Current Issues of of Marketing (seminar) - 4 ECTS

The aim of the seminar is to introduce the students to the independent, scientific work as well as preparation for the thesis. Within the framework of the seminar, the following competencies in the field of business informatics will be given:

  • competence

Topics of the seminar are based on current developments in marketing and vary from semester to semester. Topics will be presented and explained to the students at the beginning of the seminar. Students must select a topic and edit it according to the following structure:

  • oral presentation
  • written seminar paper

Further lectures in marketing, finance, information and communication can be arranged individually.

Social Work and Health

Health Promotion

  • Crisis Managment in Tourism
    This lecture will only take place in in case of sufficient demand
  • Introduction to Health Psychology
    block course in December every year

International Social Work and Development

Courses and Module Descriptions

Technology, Science and Computer Science

Automotive Technology

  • International Supply Chain Management - 5 ECTS
  • Project Work in Mechatronics - 5 ECTS
  • Bachelor's thesis - 12 ECTS
  • Getting a scientific foundation for the Bachelor's thesis- 11 ECTS

Bioanalytics

  • Omics-Technologies and the challenges of high-throughput data (elective course) - 3 ECTS
  • Innovation management (elective course) - 3 ECTS
  • Immunological Kits (elective course) - 3 ECTS
  • Food Microbiology (elective course) - 3 ECTS
  • Flow Cytometry (elective course) - 3 ECTS
  • Protein analysis by mass spectrometry (elective course) - 3 ECTS

Computer Science

Embedded Operating Systems - 5 ECTS

Please note: The english version of this course will only take place in case of sufficient demand.

The focus of this module are structures and design of embedded operating systems and methods for their implementation. Based on a solid theoretical background in operating systems theory and systems programming provided in the theoretical part, in the practical part of this course, students will develop their own embedded OS using a real-world hardware platform (ARM Cortex M3) and state-of-the-art software development and debugging tools.

Prerequisites for this module are as follows:

  • Basic knowledge about operating system structures (e.g., an introductory course on general OS theory)
  • Solid knowledge in C or C++ programming
  • Optional: experience in machine-level programming or knowledge of computer architecture fundamentals

Software Engineering Project - 5 ECTS

In this course, students are expected to do a complete software development project, following a particular process model of their choice (either plan-driven, such as Unified Process, or agile, such as SCRUM), in teams of 4-6 students.
The project will span the entire development cycle, starting with requirements elicitation from a customer with non-IT background through system design, implementation, systematic test on diverse levels, documentation, and handover.
The development team will act largely self-dependent, led by a master student who is in charge of project management issues.

Grading of the project will be based on individual and team performance, including the quality of the delivered artifacts. The Software Engineering Project presupposes basic software engineering knowledge and skills, e.g. from an introductory software engineering course.

Development and Management in Mechanical Engineering and Automotive Construction

  • Scientific Engineering Project 1 - 5 ECTS
  • Scientific Engineering Project 2 - 5 ECTS
  • Master´s Thesis - 30 ECTS

Engineering Physics

Mathematical Methods for Physicists - 8 ECTS

The aim of the course is the understanding of the requirement of mathematical procedures for the solution of problems from physics. Moreover, students will be enabled to apply mathematical standard operations on typical problems from physics, in particular integral transforms, differential equations, systems of ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations. Based on this, students will recognize limitations of standard operations and understand advanced mathematical methods beyond standard operations.

Content

  • Integral transformas (Fourier transform, Laplace transform)
  • Higher order differential equations, boundary value problems,
  • Linear systems of ordinary differential equations, in particular with constant coefficients,
  • Partial differential equations: diffusion equation, wave equation, partial differential equations with cylindrical and with spherical symmetry

Advanced Solid State Physics (Physics 5) - 5 ECTS

In this course students will acquire knowledge of physical properties of solids and understand their technological applications. The aim of the module is to understand methods for the measurement fundamental physical properties of solids. At the end of the course students will have basic knowledge of quantum physical description of solids.

Content:

  • Electronic band structure
  • electrical conductivity
  • thermal, optical and magnetic properties

Materials Science - 5 ECTS

Students are enabled to understand the basic facts of material science. Furthermore, they get explained topical keywords, whose knowledge allows them to realize and to describe fundamental relationships.

Content:

  • Introduction to the science of metallic materials with particular consideration of the dependence of material properties from processing treatments
  • Compilation and interpretation of phase diagrams
  • Introduction into the technology of plastics, ceramics, special and compound materials
  • Introduction to material testing methods and standards

Quantum physics concepts, atomic and nuclear physics (Physics 6) - 5 ECTS

In this course students will acquire knowledge of quantum physical concepts and their application to simple systems. They will be able to perform fundamental experiments from atomic and nuclear physics and will understand the atomic structure and atomic and molecular spectra. The aim is to understand the structure of nuclei, the radioactive decay and simple nuclear reactions, including their technical applications.

Content

  • Fundamentals of quantum mechanics
  • hydrogen atom
  • atoms with several electrons
  • atoms in external fields
  • molecule structures
  • nucleons
  • nuclear models
  • nuclear radiation
  • radiation detectors

Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Scientific Project - 7 ECTS
  • Bachelor's thesis - 12 ECTS

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