From 2 November 2020, the autumn semester 2020 will take place online. Exceptions: Courses that can only be carried out with on-site presence.
Please note the information provided by the lecturers via e-mail.

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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
Language Courses of the UZH and ETH Zurich
Please be advised that your online-registration at the language centre of UZH and ETH Zurich has to be simultaneous (www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch) as otherwise your registration for the course will not be valid.

There is a course fee of CHF 80.-. Except for: Greek Basic Courses, Heureka and Reading Course Latein.

A maximum of three credits from language courses may be recognised. In addition, only advanced courses (level B2 upwards) in the European languages English, French, Italian and Spanish are recognised. German language courses are recognised from level C2 upwards.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0890-00LReading Course Latin: Pliny’s Letters and The Staging of a Roman Aristocrat Information
Your course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the language center (www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch).
W2 credits2UB. Beer
AbstractIn his letters Pliny gives view not only on historical events but also on his social network and cultural values. By means of prepared paragraphs we will get insights in Pliny's staging as a Roman aristocrat in the first century AD.
Students mostly prepare the texts at home for class discussion. Furthermore, important topics of basic grammar are reviewed (exercises).
ObjectiveStudents gain an understanding of various aspects of a new topic and are able to analyse and contrast these aspects within a wider context.
Participants reactivate, review, and improve their language skills (vocabulary, morphology, morphosyntax) by applying these skills to texts and in exercises (translation competence, text analysis).
851-0889-00LSwedish I Information Restricted registration - show details
Your course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the "Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich" (www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch).

Course fee: CHF 80.00
W2 credits2UF. Kreis
AbstractThis course is the first of a two part Swedish-course, run over two semesters. The aim of the course is to achieve basic language skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing (Level A1). The focus is based on oral skills.
ObjectiveThe participants learn how to express themselves adequately in different everyday situations. Everyday conversation will be worked on and practised. The students will work on basic grammar structures und basic pronunciation.
LiteratureWe are working with A1+A2 Textbok, 2nd edition (ISBN 978-91-27-43420-2) and Rivstart A1+A2 Övningsbok, 2nd edition (ISBN 978-91-27-43421-9); publisher: Natur och Kultur, Stockholm 2014.

Course materials, including a word list and additional materials, are provided by the teacher. A small fee (CHF 9) is collected for photocopying.
Prerequisites / NoticeActive participation in class and a minimum of 3 hours’ work outside class is expected per week.

The course is only open to students who registered online via the Language Center website and who received an e-mail confirmation that they have been accepted in this course.
851-0889-02LSwedish II (A2.1) Information Restricted registration - show details
Your course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the "Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich" (www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch).

Course fee: CHF 80.00
W2 credits2UF. Kreis
AbstractThis course is a direct continuation of the first part of the Swedish-course. Participants should already have reached level A1. The course aims to work on grammar skills, vocabulary and oral as well as writing skills. Furthermore, Swedish pronounciation should be improved (level A2.1).
ObjectiveThe participants learn to express themselves in a variety of everyday-situations. The course provides knowledge on characteristics of Swedish culture and society. The work with the coursebook will be completed by other texts (literature, newspaper, ...) as well as music.
LiteratureWe are working with A1+A2 Textbok, 2nd edition (ISBN 978-91-27-43420-2) and Rivstart A1+A2 Övningsbok, 2nd edition (ISBN 978-91-27-43421-9); publisher: Natur och Kultur, Stockholm 2014.

Course materials, including a word list and additional materials, are provided by the teacher. A small fee (CHF 9) is collected for photocopying.
Prerequisites / NoticeActive participation in class and a minimum of 3 hours’ work outside class is expected per week.

The course is only open to students who registered online via the Language Center website and who received an e-mail confirmation that they have been accepted in this course.
851-0834-18LPolish II (A1.2) Information Restricted registration - show details
Your course regristration is only valid with a simultaneous online registration at the "Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich" (www.sprachenzentrum.uzh.ch).

Course fee: CHF 80.00
W2 credits2US. Schaffner
AbstractThe course is planned as the second part of a to-semester crash-course Introduction to Polish (Level A 1.2).
ObjectiveStudents are able to behave in an adequate way in everyday situations. Communication skills linked with every day life are taught, worked out and exercised. Special attention will be given to features of academic life.
ContentIntegrated in communicative situations the following contents will be worked on:
to talk about one's personal and professional identity, studies, personal interests, daily routine, plans for the future, biography. Ask for information and services (shopping, orientation, holiday, housing)
Lecture notesPolski krok po kroku 1 (Iwona Stempek, Anna Stelmach, Sylwia Dawidek, Aneta Szymkiewicz), ISBN 978-83-930731-0-8

Together with the textbook, you will receive a CD with audio texts and get access to the interactive Polish course on e.polish.eu.

Participants will be expected to purchase the textbook at the following bookstore:
Bücherladen und Studentenladen Zentrum, Schönberggasse 2, 8001 Zürich, Tel: 044 634 45 23, , email: ladenz@zsuz.uzh.ch
geöffnet: Mo - Fr 09.00-17.00 Uhr
Prerequisites / NoticeParticipants are expected to attend regularly and participate actively in class. On average the homework should take 3 hours per week.

Electronic tools onn OLAT and web-based activities are provided to foster the language proficiency in Polish.
851-0900-02LNorwegian II (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: 360260

Number of participants limited to 20.
No simultaneous online registration at the language center necessary.

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W3 credits2UE. Berg
AbstractThis course is a continuation of the introductory course and is suited for students with elementary knowledge of Norwegian. By means of various media like articles, music and films, you will also get to know more about Norway.
European Global Scale grading: B1 (indepentent user)
ObjectiveThe aim of this course is to expand your knowledge of the Norwegian grammar and vocabulary and train your oral and written skills.
LiteratureTextbook: : "Et år i Norge. Norwegisch für Deutschsprachige" by Randi Rosenvinge Schirmer. Hempen Verlag, Bremen 2007. ISBN: 978-3-934106-15-4
851-0900-04LNorwegian IV (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: 360271

Number of participants limited to 20.
No simultaneous online registration at the language center necessary.

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W3 credits2UE. Berg
AbstractAfter completing the three semester basic course, the fourth semester will focus on active language competencies. Based on current topics in Norwegian media, you will practice reading, hearing, discussing and writing in Norwegian.
ObjectiveYou will master the Norwegian language well enough to be able to discuss and write about complex matters .
851-0900-03LNorwegian III (University of Zürich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: 360267

Number of participants limited to 20.
No simultaneous online registration at the "Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich" necessary.

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
W3 credits2UE. Berg
AbstractThe third part of the Norwegian-course aims at a further development of your active and passive language competence. You will finish the textbook and round it off by an individual assignment on a Norwegian theme.
European Global Scale grading: B2 (independent user)
ObjectiveYou will be reading Norwegian literature with ease and discussing various themes both in speech and in writing.
LiteratureOnline-Course of the University of Trondheim: https://www.ntnu.edu/now
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