Search result: Course units in Autumn Semester 2016

GESS Science in Perspective Information
Only the topics listed in this paragraph can be chosen as GESS Science in Perspective.
Further below you will find the "type B courses Reflections about subject specific methods and content" as well as the language courses.

6 ECTS need to be acquired during the BA and 2 ECTS during the MA

Students who already took a course within their main study program are NOT allowed to take the course again.
Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Competence
Suitable for all students
Students who already took a course within their main study program are NOT allowed to take the course again.
History
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0549-00LWebClass Introductory Course History of Technology Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 100.

Particularly suitable for students of D-BAUG, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MATL, D-MAVT.
W3 credits2VG. Hürlimann
853-0725-00LHistory Part One: Europe (The Cradle of Modernity, Britain ca. 1789-1939) Information W3 credits2VH. Fischer-Tiné
851-0551-03LPostal Knowledge and the History of Digital Societies
Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH, D-BAUG, D-HEST, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MAVT
W3 credits2SD. F. Zetti
851-0101-18L"Bollywood and Beyond" - A Cultural History of Indian Cinema in the 20th CenturyW3 credits2VH. Fischer-Tiné
851-0512-05LDevelopment Cooperation from a Biographical Point of ViewW3 credits2UG. Spuhler
851-0101-53LCollections in Context: What Do Historians and Scientists Learn from Butterflies, Stones, and Bones?
Particularly suitable for students of D-BIOL, D-BSSE, D-USYS
W3 credits2SB. Schär, M. Greeff
851-0535-09LRegional Politics of the Arabian PeninsulaW2 credits2KE. Manea
051-0311-00LHistory of Art and Architecture III Information W3 credits2VL. Stalder
051-0363-00LHistory of Urban Design I Information W2 credits2GV. Magnago Lampugnani
701-0791-00LEnvironmental History - Introduction and Overview Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 100.
W2 credits2VD. Speich Chassé
063-0366-00LThe Architecture of the City from Modernity to Today Information W2 credits2VV. Magnago Lampugnani
Literature
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0300-85LThe Knowledge of Literature. An IntroductionW3 credits2VA. Kilcher
851-0301-04LPhotography and Literature. Exchanging Practices and PoeticsW3 credits2GF. Broggi-Wüthrich
851-0301-05LBeginnings Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25
W3 credits2SC. Jany
851-0306-05LLiterature and Technology - Simulations, Prototypes, Machines
Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-MAVT, D-MATL
W3 credits2SE. Edelmann-Ohler
851-0309-15LThomas Mann's Last Novel: "Bekenntnisse des Hochstaplers Felix Krull" Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 20
W3 credits2Snot available
851-0300-79LTheories of JokeW3 credits2SA. Kilcher
851-0365-01LIntroduction to English Literature: Science and Fiction Part IW2 credits2SA. Brand-Kilcher
851-0129-00LWriting for Others - Science and Public Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2VU. J. Wenzel
851-0315-01LWriting: Precision of Language as a Field of Research for Literature Restricted registration - show details W1 credit1GF. Kretzen
851-0331-05LThe Art of ConversationW3 credits2VC. Thomas
851-0331-06LThe Secretaries of the Baroque Age and the "Honest Dissimulation"W3 credits2VS. Nigro
Economics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0252-04LBehavioral Studies Colloquium Information W2 credits2KE. Stern, H.‑D. Daniel, D. Helbing, C. Hölscher, B. Rütsche, R. Schubert, C. Stadtfeld
851-0626-01LInternational Aid and Development
Does not take place this semester.
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of economics
W2 credits2VI. Günther
851-0609-06LGoverning the Energy Transition Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.

Primarily suited for Master and PhD level
W2 credits2VT. Schmidt
151-0757-00LEnvironmental ManagementW2 credits2GR. Züst
860-0006-00LApplied Statistics and Policy Evaluation Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.

Science, Technology, and Policy MSc and MAS in Development and Cooperation have priority.
W3 credits3GI. Günther, K. Harttgen
363-1027-00LIntroduction to Health Economics and PolicyW3 credits2VW. Mimra
363-0387-00LCorporate SustainabilityW3 credits2GV. Hoffmann
363-0565-00LPrinciples of MacroeconomicsW3 credits2VJ.‑E. Sturm
363-0561-00LFinancial Market RisksW3 credits2GD. Sornette
363-1050-00LConference of Disarmament: Simulation of Negotiations Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2SM. Ambühl
351-0555-00LOpen- and User Innovation Information W3 credits2GS. Häfliger, S. Spaeth
351-0778-00LDiscovering Management
Entry level course in management for BSc, MSc and PHD students at all levels not belonging to D-MTEC. This course can be complemented with Discovering Management (Excercises) 351-0778-01.
W3 credits3GB. Clarysse, M. Ambühl, S. Brusoni, E. Fleisch, G. Grote, V. Hoffmann, P. Schönsleben, G. von Krogh, F. von Wangenheim
701-0747-00LEnvironmental Policy of Switzerland IW3 credits2VE. Lieberherr
701-0757-00LPrinciples of Economics Information W3 credits2GR. Schubert
701-0985-00LSocial Intercourse with Current Environmental RisksW1 credit1VB. Nowack, C. M. Som-Koller
701-0727-00LPolitics of Environmental Problem Solving in Developing CountriesW2 credits2GU. Scheidegger
Philosophy
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0125-03LResearch Colloquium for Ph.D.-Students and Members of Staff Restricted registration - show details
Open for Master students on personal invitation.
Personal registration required to Mr. Wingert.
Z0 credits1KL. Wingert
851-0125-41LIntroduction Into Philosophy of Technology
Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-MATL, D-MAVT
W3 credits2VO. Müller
851-0125-58LPhilosophy of the Environmental Sciences: An Introduction
Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH, D-BSSE, D-CHAB, D-MTEC, D-USYS
W3 credits2SA.  Schwarz
851-0125-60LIntroduction to EpistemologyW3 credits2GN. El Kassar
851-0125-18LSelf-Ownership - Philosophical and Juridical Perspectives
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2G
851-0125-51LMan and Machine
Does not take place this semester.
Particularly suitable for students of D-CHAB, D-HEST, D-MAVT, D-MATL
W3 credits2GM. Hampe
851-0125-61LWhat is the Value of Truth?W3 credits2GL. Wingert
851-0125-62LOn the Relation Between Nature and Social Culture in Human Cognition and ActionW3 credits2GL. Wingert
851-0125-63LImages of Mathematics
Particularly suitable for students of D-MATH
W3 credits2GM. Hampe, A. Schubbach
851-0125-57LValues in Science Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25
W3 credits2SK. Bschir
851-0180-00LResearch Ethics Restricted registration - show details
Particularly suitable for students of D-BIOL, D-CHAB, D-HEST
W2 credits2GG. Achermann
851-0145-05LNarratives of Health and Illness Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30

Particularly suitable for students of D-HEST
W3 credits2SS. Baier
851-0148-04LCyclical timeW3 credits2ST. Böhm
851-0144-20LPhilosophical Aspects of Quantum Physics
Particularly suitable for students of D-CHAB, D-PHYS
W3 credits2SN. Sieroka, R. Renner
851-0144-19LPhilosophy of Time
Does not take place this semester.
Particularly suitable for students of D-BIOL, D-INFK, D-MATH, D-PHYS
W3 credits2VN. Sieroka
851-0144-21LPhilosophical Issues and Problems in Theoretical Computer Science
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK
W3 credits2VG. Sommaruga, J. Copeland, D. Proudfoot
851-0144-22LDevelopments in Logic after Gödel: Applications to Theoretical Computer Science Restricted registration - show details
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK
W3 credits2VG. Sommaruga, J. Copeland
851-0127-28LDeath - The Secret Problem of Life Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2SH. Wiedebach
701-0701-00LPhilosophy of ScienceW3 credits2VG. Hirsch Hadorn, C. J. Baumberger
701-0701-01LPhilosophy of Science: ExercisesW1 credit1UG. Hirsch Hadorn, C. J. Baumberger
701-0703-00LEnvironmental Ethics Information W2 credits2VM. Huppenbauer
851-0121-32LIntroduction to Ethics of ScienceW3 credits2SN. Mazouz
Political Science
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0594-00LInternational Environmental Politics
Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-USYS
W3 credits2VT. Bernauer
851-0589-00LTechnology and Innovation for DevelopmentW Dr3 credits2VP. Aerni
853-0038-00LSwiss Foreign PolicyW3 credits2VD. Möckli
853-0047-01LWorld Politics Since 1945: The History of International Relations (Without Exercises)W3 credits2VA. Wenger
853-0060-00LCurrent Issues in Security PolicyW3 credits2VA. Wenger, O. Thränert
853-0033-00LLeadership IW3 credits2VF. Kernic
853-0015-01LConflict Research I: Causes of War in Historical Context (without exercises) Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2VS. Rüegger, G. Schvitz
853-0302-01LEuropean Integration (Seminar without Tutorial)W2 credits2SF. Schimmelfennig
860-0001-00LPublic Institutions and Policy-Making Processes Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
Priority for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc students.
W3 credits3GT. Bernauer, S. Bechtold, F. Schimmelfennig
851-0595-01LInternational OrganizationsW3 credits2SZ. Bakaki
Psychology, Pedagogics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0240-00LHuman Learning (EW1)
This lecture is only apt for students who intend to enrol in the programs "Teaching Diploma" or "Teaching Certificate". It is about learning in childhood and adolescence.
W2 credits2GE. Stern
851-0252-01LHuman-Computer Interaction: Cognition and Usability Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.

Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH, D-INFK, D-ITET
W3 credits2SI. Barisic, C. Hölscher, S. Ognjanovic
851-0252-03LCognition in Architecture - Designing Orientation and Navigation for Building Users Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.

Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH
W3 credits2SV. Schinazi, B. Emo Nax, C. Hölscher
851-0252-04LBehavioral Studies Colloquium Information W2 credits2KE. Stern, H.‑D. Daniel, D. Helbing, C. Hölscher, B. Rütsche, R. Schubert, C. Stadtfeld
851-0253-03LThe Sense of Time and its Effects on Motivation, Cognition, and Emotion Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 45.
W2 credits2SK. Stocker
851-0252-02LIntroduction to Cognitive Science Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 70.

Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET
W3 credits2VV. Schinazi, L. Konieczny, T. Thrash
227-0802-01LSocial PsychologyW2 credits2GH.‑D. Daniel, R. Mutz
363-0311-00LPsychological Aspects of Risk Management and Technology Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 65.
W3 credits2VG. Grote, J. Schmutz, R. Schneider, M. Zumbühl
701-0721-00LPsychologyW3 credits2VR. Hansmann, C. Keller, M. Siegrist
851-0252-08LCognition in Studio Design - Analytic Tools for Evidence-Based Design Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
W3 credits2SB. Emo Nax, M. Brösamle, C. Hölscher
851-0238-01LSupport and Diagnosis of Knowledge Acquisition Processes (EW3) Restricted registration - show details
Enrolment only possible with matriculation in Teaching Diploma (except for students of Sport Teaching Diploma, who complete the sport-specific course unit EW3) and for students who intend to enrol in the "Teaching Diploma".
Prerequisites: successful participation in 851-0240-00L "Human Learning (EW1)".
W3 credits3SL. Schalk, P. Edelsbrunner, S. Hofer
Law
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0703-00LIntroduction to Law
Students who have attended or will attend the lecture "Introduction to Law for Civil Engineering and Architecture " or " Introduction to Law" (851-0708-00) , cannot register for this course unit.

Particularly suitable for students of D-MAVT, D-MATL
W2 credits2VO.  Streiff Gnöpff
851-0705-02LEnvironmental Law: Topics and Case Studies Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 20.

Prerequisites: Environmental Law: Conceptions and Fields (851-0705-01L) offered in spring semester.

Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH, D-BAUG, D-USYS
W2 credits2SC. Jäger
851-0707-00LSpace Planning Law and Environment
Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH, D-BAUG, D-USYS
W2 credits2GO. Bucher
851-0709-00LIntroduction to Civil LawW2 credits2VH. Peter
851-0727-02LE-Business-Law
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET
W2 credits2VD. Rosenthal
851-0733-00LTraffic Law / Traffic Commercial LawW2 credits2GS. Scherler
851-0735-10LBusiness Law
Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-MAVT
W2 credits2VP. Peyrot
851-0735-04LWorkshop and Lecture Series in Law and FinanceW2 credits2SG. Hertig
851-0735-09LWorkshop & Lecture Series on the Law & Economics of Innovation Information W2 credits2SS. Bechtold, H. Gersbach, A. Heinemann
851-0735-11LEnvironmental Regulation: Law and Policy Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
The course will be offered again in the spring semester 2017.

Number of participants limited to 15.

Particularly suitable for students of D-USYS
W3 credits1S
851-0738-00LIntellectual Property: Introduction
Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-MAVT, D-MATL
W2 credits2VM. Schweizer
851-0738-01LThe Role of Intellectual Property in Daily Routine: A Practical Introduction
Particularly suitable for students of D-BAUG, D-ITET, D-MAVT
W2 credits2VC. Soltmann
851-0738-03LProtecting Inventions in Chemistry
Particularly suitable for students of D-CHAB
W2 credits2VC. Soltmann
701-0743-01LLaw and Natural Resources
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2V
Sociology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0585-15LComplexity and Global Systems Science Information
Prerequisites: solid mathematical skills.
Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-MAVT
W3 credits2VD. Helbing, N. Antulov-Fantulin
851-0252-04LBehavioral Studies Colloquium Information W2 credits2KE. Stern, H.‑D. Daniel, D. Helbing, C. Hölscher, B. Rütsche, R. Schubert, C. Stadtfeld
851-0252-07LRecent Debates in Social Networks Research Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
W2 credits2SC. Stadtfeld, P. Block
851-0585-04LLecture with Computer Exercises: Modelling and Simulating Social Systems with MATLAB Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 70.

Particularly suitable for students of D-MAVT, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MTEC, D-PHYS.
W3 credits2SD. Helbing, L. Sanders, O. Woolley
851-0591-00LDigital Sustainability in the Knowledge Society
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MATL, D-MAVT, D-MTEC, D-USYS.
W2 credits2VM. M. Dapp
851-0588-00LIntroduction to Game Theory. Models and Experimental Studies
Particularly suitable for students of D-MAVT, D-MATL
W2 credits2VA. Diekmann
851-0585-43LExperimental Game Theory Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 60
W2 credits2SA. Diekmann
227-0802-02LSociologyW2 credits2VA. Diekmann
051-0811-00LSociology I Information W1 credit2VC. Schmid
701-1541-00LMultivariate Methods
One of the lectures 701-1541-00 (autumn semester) OR 752-2110-00 (spring semester) are highly recommended for students in Environmental Sciences with the Major Environmental systems and Policy.
W3 credits2V + 1UR. Hansmann
701-0731-00LEnvironmental Behavior in Social ContextW2 credits2SH. Bruderer Enzler
051-0813-16LSociology: Urban Quality of Life - Ethnological Field Research in District 5 and in Zurich NorthW2 credits2SC. Schmid, H. Nigg
851-0252-09LSpecial Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 60.
W3 credits2VC. Ghisleni, V. Schinazi
851-0597-01LEvolutionary Foundations of Social Behavior Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.
W2 credits1VE. Voland
Science Research
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0157-00LMind and BrainW3 credits2VM. Hagner
851-0157-66LWho was Sigmund Freud?W3 credits2SM. Hagner
851-0158-08LThe Parliament of Things. Bruno Latour and the Sociology of ScienceW3 credits1SH. von Sass
851-0157-67LCreativity Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.
W3 credits2SM. Wulz, V. Wolff
851-0157-68LPublish or Perish, 1800-2016: On the History of Scientific PublishingW3 credits2SN. Guettler, M. Stadler
851-0157-69LHistory of Astronomy Restricted registration - show details
Particularly suitable for students of D-ERDW, D-MATH, D-PHYS
Die Veranstaltung ist ausgebucht
W3 credits2SS. Mastorakou
851-0157-70LThe Mathematics of Scientific Racism Restricted registration - show details W2 credits1SA. Teicher
701-0771-00LEnvironmental Conciousness and Public Relations Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 60.

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W2 credits2GR. Locher
851-0158-07LWorldviews in ConflictW3 credits2VW. A. Stahel, H. von Sass, C. aus der Au Heymann