737321 Seminar social ecology

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Erb, Karlheinz , Gingrich, Simone
Offered in
Sommersemester 2022
Languages of instruction


The seminar prepares for writing a mater-thesis in the field of social ecology and teaches the basics of literature research and writing. The students prepare seminar-themes in connection with their planned or already running theses, present and discuss their results in the seminar and write a seminar paper. The topics are specified jointly at the beginning of the seminar, and the outcomes of the seminar should, if possible, represent a direct added value for the thesis (e.g. for introduction/context or state of research).

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After the successful completion of the course, students have gained skill
•to narrow down a topic, derive a research question and to independently research and analyze scientific literature based on concrete questions in the context of the topic of their thesis.
•in the presentation of research results in writing scientific texts.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.