Search result: Course units in Spring Semester 2017

GESS Science in Perspective Information
Only the topics listed in this paragraph can be chosen as "GESS Science in Perspective" course.
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.

These course units are also listed under "Type A", which basically means all students can enroll
Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Competence
Students who already took a course within their main study program are NOT allowed to take the course again.
History
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
853-0726-00LHistory II: Global (Anti-Imperialism and Decolonisation, 1905-1975)W3 credits2VH. Fischer-Tiné
851-0101-07LScience and Colonialism
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2SH. Fischer-Tiné
851-0554-04LCultural and Scientific History of East-AsiaW2 credits2VV. Eschbach-Szabo
851-0812-07LHeureka IV: Ancient Cities: The Significance of Urban Centers in the Greco-Roman WorldW2 credits2VC. Utzinger, M. Amann, B. Beer, A. Broger, F. Egli Utzinger, R. Harder
051-0312-00LHistory of Art and Architecture IV Information
This course is offered the last time in FS18.
W3 credits2VL. Stalder
051-0364-00LHistory of Urban Design II Information W2 credits2VV. Magnago Lampugnani
851-0551-04LHistory of ETHW3 credits2VD. Gugerli
851-0101-54LSwitzerland in the Age of Empires: 1848 ReconsideredW3 credits2SB. Schär
851-0125-65LA Sampler of Histories and Philosophies of Mathematics
Particularly suitable for students D-CHAB, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MATH, D-PHYS
W3 credits2VR. Wagner
851-0101-33LGlobalgeschichte, Themen und Konjunkturen seit dem 19. Jahrhundert Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
W3 credits2SH. Fischer-Tiné
851-0101-36LDrugs and Empires: Perspectives on the Trade, Consumption and Control of Intoxicants (c. 1700-2000) Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
W3 credits2SH. Fischer-Tiné
Literature
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0315-01LWriting: Precision of Language as a Field of Research for Literature Restricted registration - show details W1 credit1GF. Kretzen
851-0365-02LIntroduction to English Literature: Science and Fiction Part IIW2 credits2SA. Brand-Kilcher
851-0301-06LKnowledge of Resentment - Anti-Jewish Textual and Visual TraditionsW3 credits2VH.‑J. Hahn
851-0334-01LMemoire of Occupied Paris: The Oeuvre by Patrick ModianoW3 credits2VO. Barrot
851-0301-07LNarrating Time? Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
W3 credits2SC. Jany
851-0300-71LFantastic Literature and Occult Knowledge
Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module 550cm0 and 167c at UZH.

Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W3 credits2VA. Kilcher
851-0300-59LUniversal Science. Models of Encyclopedia Between Philosphy and Literature (1600-2000)
Information for UZH students:
Enrolment to this course unit only possible at ETH. No enrolment to module 173 at UZH.

Please mind the ETH enrolment deadlines for UZH students: Link
W3 credits2SA. Kilcher
851-0334-02LA Country Without Heroes: Romance and National Identity in Modern ItalyW3 credits2VS. Jossa
Economics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0252-04LBehavioral Studies Colloquium Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
W2 credits2KE. Stern, H.‑D. Daniel, D. Helbing, C. Hölscher, B. Rütsche, R. Schubert, C. Stadtfeld
851-0609-04LThe Energy Challenge - The Role of Technology, Business and Society Information
Prerequisites: Knowledge in Economics and Environmental Issues is obligatory.
Particularly suitable for students D-BAUG, ITET, MAVT, USYS
W2 credits2VR. Schubert, T. Schmidt, J. Schmitz
851-0636-00LEconomics IIW2 credits2GP. Schellenbauer
851-0157-48LBehavioral-Environmental Economics and Policy
Does not take place this semester.
Diese Lerneinheit wird nicht mehr angeboten.
W3 credits2Vto be announced
363-0532-00LEconomics of Sustainable Development Information W3 credits2VL. Bretschger
364-0576-00LAdvanced Sustainability Economics Information
PhD course, open for MSc students
W3 credits2GL. Bretschger, A. Brausmann
363-0564-00LEntrepreneurial RisksW3 credits2GD. Sornette
363-1039-00LIntroduction to Negotiation Information W3 credits2GM. Ambühl
351-0578-00LIntroduction to Economic Policy Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 100.
W2 credits2VH. Mikosch
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) 351-0778-01L.
W3 credits3GB. Clarysse, M. Ambühl, S. Brusoni, L. De Cuyper, E. Fleisch, G. Grote, V. Hoffmann, P. Schönsleben, G. von Krogh, F. von Wangenheim
701-0758-00LEcological Economics: Introduction with Focus on Growth CriticsW2 credits2VI. Seidl
751-1500-00LDevelopment Economics Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
W2 credits2VI. Günther
860-0013-00LPolitical Economy
Prerequisite: An introductory course in Economics is required to sign up for this course.
W3 credits2VJ.‑E. Sturm, V. Eichenauer
851-0157-75LBehavioral Insights for Environmental and Public Policy Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 24

Particularly suitable for students D-MTEC, D-USYS
W2 credits2VJ. Schmitz, M. Grieder, V. Tiefenbeck
363-1050-00LSimulation of Negotiations: Ukraine-Russia-European Union Relations Restricted registration - show details
Students who wish to register for this course, have to apply no later than February 20, 2017. Please send your application to Sibylle Zürcher: szuercher@ethz.ch, additionally register in mystudies.
W3 credits3VM. Ambühl, V. Butenko, S. C. Zürcher
Philosophy
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0101-01LIntroduction to Practical Philosophy
Particularly suitable for students of D-MAVT, D-MATL
W3 credits2GL. Wingert
851-0147-01LPhilosophical Reflections on Physics II
Particularly suitable for students of D-PHYS
W3 credits2GN. Sieroka, M. Hampe, R. Wallny
851-0125-45LIntroduction to the Philosophy of ChemistryW3 credits2GR. Prentner
851-0125-51LPhilosophy of Technology: Man and Machine
Particularly suitable for students of D-CHAB, D-HEST, D-MAVT, D-MATL
W3 credits2GM. Hampe, D. A. Strassberg
851-0125-64LEnvironmental Philosophy
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2Vnot available
851-0125-65LA Sampler of Histories and Philosophies of Mathematics
Particularly suitable for students D-CHAB, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MATH, D-PHYS
W3 credits2VR. Wagner
851-0125-66LPerspectives on Mathematical Cognition Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 45.

Particularly suitable for students D-CHAB, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MATH, D-PHYS
W3 credits2SR. Wagner
401-1010-00LThe Foundations of Analysis from a Philosophical and Historical Point of View Restricted registration - show details
Particularly suitable for students of D-MATH
Number of participants limited to 40
W2 credits2SG. Sommaruga, L. Halbeisen
851-0125-52LCentral Questions in Bioethics
Particularly suitable for students of D-BIOL, D-CHAB, D-HEST, D-MATL, D-MAVT
W3 credits2SL. Wingert
Political Science
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
853-0058-01LSwiss Foreign and Security Politics Since 1945 (without Tutorial)W2 credits2VA. Wenger
853-0034-02LLeadership IIW3 credits2VM. Holenweger, F. Demont
227-0664-00LTechnology and Policy of Electrical Energy Storage Information W3 credits2GV. Wood, T. Schmidt
853-0048-01LInternational Politics: Theory and MethodsW3 credits3GF. Schimmelfennig
853-0010-01LConflict Research II: Challenges of Contemporary Conflicts (without Exercices)W3 credits2VL.‑E. Cederman
Psychology, Pedagogics
Suitable for all students
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0240-01LDesigning Learning Environments for School (EW2 TD) Information Restricted registration - show details
Prerequisites: successful participation in 851-0240-00L "Human Learning (EW1)".

Adresses to students enrolled either in Teaching Diploma* (TD) or Teaching Certificate (TC) in Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics.
*Except for students of Sport Teaching Diploma, who complete the sport-specific course unit EW2.
W3 credits2VE. Stern, J. Egli, P. Greutmann
851-0240-17LDesigning Learning Environments for School: Educational Foundations (EW2 TC) Information
- Prerequisite: successful participation in 851-0240-00L "Human Learning (EW1)".
- Addresses to students enrolled in "Teaching Certificate in a non-college Discipline (TC)".
- The simultaneous enrolment in course 851-0240-25 Designing Learning Environments for School: Vocational Education (EW2 TC)" is recommended, but not a mandatory prerequisite.
W2 credits1GE. Stern, P. Edelsbrunner, L. Schalk
851-0252-01LHuman-Computer Interaction: Cognition and Usability Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.

Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET
W3 credits2SC. Hölscher, I. Barisic, 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, T. Thrash
851-0252-04LBehavioral Studies Colloquium Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
W2 credits2KE. Stern, H.‑D. Daniel, D. Helbing, C. Hölscher, B. Rütsche, R. Schubert, C. Stadtfeld
851-0232-00LSocial Psychology of Effective TeamworkW2 credits2VR. Mutz
851-0242-03LIntroduction to General Pedagogy Restricted registration - show details
Enrolment only possible with matriculation in Teaching Diploma or Teaching Certificate.

Prerequisite: successful participation in 851-0240-00L "Human Learning (EW1)".
W2 credits2GL. Haag
851-0585-14LEvaluation ResearchW2 credits2GH.‑D. Daniel
701-0782-00LDiffering Views of Practice and Science: Mutual Learning for Successful Collaboration
Does not take place this semester.
W1 credit1G
363-1039-00LIntroduction to Negotiation Information W3 credits2GM. Ambühl
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
851-0253-00LEmbodied Cognition Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.

Particularly suitable for students D-MAVT.
W2 credits2SK. Stocker
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
851-0240-25LDesigning Learning Environments for School: Vocational Education (EW2 TC)
- Prerequisite: successful participation in 851-0240-00L "Human Learning (EW1)".
- Addresses to students enrolled in "Teaching Certificate in a non-college Discipline (TC)".
- The simultaneous enrolment in course 851-0240-17L Designing Learning Environments for School: Educational Foundations (EW2 DZ)" is recommended, but not a mandatory prerequisite.
W2 credits1GG. Kaufmann
851-0240-24LDesigning Learning Environments for Schools (EW2 LD) - Portfolio
- Enrolment only possible with simultaneous enrolment in course 851-0240-01L Designing Learning Environments for School (EW2 LD)!

- Prerequisites: successful participation in 851-0240-00L "Human Learning (EW1)".

- Adresses to students enrolled either in Teaching Diploma* (TD) or Teaching Certificate (TC) in Computer Science, Mathematics or Physics.
*Except for students of Sport Teaching Diploma, who complete the sport-specific course unit EW2.
W1 credit2UP. Greutmann, J. Egli
Law
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0743-01LLaw and Natural ResourcesW2 credits2VN. Dajcar
851-0708-00LIntroduction to Law Restricted registration - show details
Introduction to Law as GESS Compulsory Elective Course:
Students who have attended or will attend the lecture "Introduction to Law for Architecture" (851-0703-01L), "Introduction to Law for Civil Engineering" (851-0703-03L) or " Introduction to Law" (851-0703-00) , cannot register for this course unit.

Particularly suitable for students of D-HEST, D-MAVT, D-MATL, D-USYS.

Number of participants limited to 300
W2 credits2VS. Bechtold
851-0732-03LIntellectual Property: An Introduction Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 160

Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH, D-BIOL, D-CHAB, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MAVT, D- MATL, D-MTEC.
W2 credits2VS. Bechtold
851-0712-00LIntroduction to Public Law (French)W2 credits2VY. Nicole
851-0732-04LLaw & Business Transactions Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
W2 credits2VG. Hertig
851-0732-01LWorkshop and Lecture Series in Law and EconomicsW2 credits2SS. Bechtold, G. Hertig
851-0702-01LPublic Construction Law
Particularly suitable for students of D-BAUG
W2 credits2VO. Bucher
851-0734-00LInformation Security Law
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET
W2 credits2VU. Widmer
851-0735-16LSwiss Start Ups Tax LawW2 credits2SP. Pamini
851-0727-01LTelecommunications Law
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET
W2 credits2VC. von Zedtwitz
851-0735-11LEnvironmental Regulation: Law and Policy Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 15.

Particularly suitable for students of D-USYS
W3 credits1SJ. van Zeben
851-0735-13LSeminar Business Law: Contracts for Projects by Architects and Civil Engineers Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20

Particularly suitable for students of D-ARCH, D-BAUG
W2 credits2SP. Peyrot
851-0735-14LSeminar Business Law: Contracts for Projects by Mechanical Engineers Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20

Particularly suitable for students of D-MAVT
W2 credits2SP. Peyrot
851-0735-15LSeminar Business Law: Contracts for Projects by IT Engineers Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20

Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET
W2 credits2SP. Peyrot
851-0740-00LInternet Architecture & Policy Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20
W3 credits2SS. Bechtold, T. Roscoe
Sociology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0597-00LSociological Colloquium: New Findings from Social Science ResearchW2 credits2KA. Diekmann, H. Rauhut, J. Rössel, K. Rost
851-0588-00LIntroduction to Game Theory Information
Particularly suitable for students of D-MAVT, D-MATL
W3 credits2VH. Nax, B. Pradelski
851-0252-04LBehavioral Studies Colloquium Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
W2 credits2KE. Stern, H.‑D. Daniel, D. Helbing, C. Hölscher, B. Rütsche, R. Schubert, C. Stadtfeld
851-0252-06LIntroduction to Social Networks: Theory, Methods and Applications Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.

This course is intended for students interested in data analysis and with basic knowledge of inferential statistics.
W3 credits2GC. Stadtfeld, P. Block, Z. Boda
851-0513-00LEconomic SociologyW2 credits2VT. Hinz
851-0578-00LIntroduction to Social Network Analysis
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2S
851-0585-38LData Science in Techno-Socio-Economic Systems Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 70.

This course is thought be for students in the 5th semester or above with quantitative skills and interests in modeling and computer simulations.

Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MAVT, D-MTEC, D-PHYS
W3 credits2VI. Moise, E. Pournaras
051-0812-00LSociology II Information W1 credit2GM. Streule Ulloa Nieto, M. A. Glaser, R. Nüssli
701-0786-00LMediation in Environmental Planning: Theory and Case Studies.W2 credits2GK. Siegwart
701-0788-00LMedia Production, Use and Effects Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.
W1 credit1VT. Friemel
701-0712-00LUse and Perception of Nature Among Societies Outside Europe
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2V
701-0729-00LSocial Research MethodsW2 credits2GM. Stauffacher, C. Hartmann, H. Mieg
701-0729-01LApplied Empirical Research Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants is limited to 30 for both courses 701-0729-01L and 860-0019-00L.

Priority is given to students of the study programmes Environmental Sciences and Science, Technologies and Policy. Enrollment is possible until February 6th, 2017. The registration will only be effective once confirmed.

Students of the study programme Environmental Sciences can only enroll for 701-0729-01L, but not for 860-0019-00L.
W2 credits2GI. Günther, L. Metzger
851-0253-00LEmbodied Cognition Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.

Particularly suitable for students D-MAVT.
W2 credits2SK. Stocker
051-0814-17LSociology: Gentrification in Zürich. Weststrasse in Transformation Information W2 credits2GM. Streule Ulloa Nieto, R. Nüssli
851-0585-44LSocial Modelling, Agent-Based Simulation, and Complexity
Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MAVT
W3 credits2GO. C. Rouly, E. Pournaras
851-0585-45LMachine Learning and Modelling for Social Networks Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 50.
W2 credits1VO. Woolley, N. Antulov-Fantulin, I. Moise, L. Sanders
851-0252-10LResearch Seminar in Behavioural Finance Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 10

Particularly suitable for students of D-MTEC
W2 credits2SS. Andraszewicz, C. Hölscher
851-0585-43LExperimental Game Theory Restricted registration - show details W2 credits2VA. Diekmann
851-0517-06LMeta-science: Evaluating and Combining Scientific EvidenceW2 credits1VM. van Assen
851-0585-41LComplexity and Global Systems Science Information Restricted registration - show details
Particularly suitable for students of D-BAUG, D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MAVT, D-MTEC, D-INFK, D-USYS
W3 credits2SK. K. Kleineberg, M. Leiss
Science Research
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0707-00LAnalysing Texts Information W2 credits2GC. J. Baumberger, G. Hirsch Hadorn
851-0132-04LWhat is Science for?W3 credits2SA. J. Lustig
851-0157-71LOf Plants and Men Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.

Particularly suitable for students of D-BIOL, D-USYS.
W3 credits2SN. Guettler, M. Wulz
851-0158-09LExperimenting. On the Practice of Scientific ResearchW2 credits1SH. von Sass
851-0157-72LOn the Future of Scientific Publishing Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.
W3 credits2SN. Guettler, M. Stadler
851-0157-73LArt and the Machine Since the Early Modern Age Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40
W3 credits2SV. Wolff
851-0157-49LWhat is life? Introdution Into the History of the Life SciencesW3 credits2VM. Hagner
851-0157-74LPhotography Between Science and Art Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30
W3 credits2SM. Hagner
851-0157-69LHistory of Astronomy Restricted registration - show details
Particularly suitable for students of D-ERDW, D-MATH, D-PHYS
Number of participants limited to 40
W3 credits2SS. Mastorakou