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Courses offered in English - general overview

Winter semester

Special course for incomings students:

  • Germany: an introduction to geography, history and politics, 10 ECTS

English courses for Bachelor students:

  • Research project physical geography (different topics every year), 12 ECTS
  • Research methods (different topics every year), 6 ECTS
  • Specialisation course (different topics every year), 6 ECTS

English courses for Master students:

  • Theories and Concepts of Risks, 6 ECTS *
  • New Approaches to Development Geography, 6 ECTS *
  • Earth System Science, 6 ECTS *
  • Academic writing skills: 3 ECTS * (non-graded)
  • Research methods (different topics every year), 6 ECTS
  • Specialization courses (different topics every year), 12 ECTS
  • Disaster Management and Humanitarian Response, 6ECTS
  • Risk Management and Governance, 6ECTS

Summer semester

English courses for Bachelor students:

  • Advanced physical geography, 4 ECTS
  • Research project physical geography (different topics every year), 12 ECTS
  • Research methods (different topics every year), 6 ECTS
  • Specialization course (different topics every year), 6 ECTS

English courses for Master students:

  • Research methods (different topics every year), 6 ECTS
  • Advanced Debates on Risk & Human Security (2-3 courses), 6 ECTS each
  • Research Project (different topics every year), 12 ECTS

(courses marked with * are Master courses, that are open to third year Bachelor students)

 

Courses offered in English winter semester 2019/20

  • Germany: an introduction to geography, history and politics (10 ECTS)
  • Research methods: Introduction to Dendroecology (6 ECTS, BSc) 
  • Research methods: Introduction to ethnographic methods (6 ECTS, BSc)
  • Research project: Earth observation and Sustainable Development Goals (12 ECTS, BSc)
  • Research project: Global Environmental Change and Earth Surface Progresses (12 ECTS, BSc)
  • Specialization course: Introduction to Geographies of international networks (6 ECTS, BSc)
  • Specialization course: Introduction to Political Ecology (6 ECTS, BSc)
  • JM 3 Research Methods I: Advanced methods in natural hazards  research and geomorphology (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • JM 3 Research Methods I: Flood risk analysis and mapping – quantitative and qualitative analysis (6 ECTS, MSc) 
  • JM 3 Research Methods I: Participative approach, participative enquiry (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • JM 3 Research Methods I: Participatory Project Planning & Evaluation in development contexts (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • JM 3 Research Methods I: Selected Topics in Environmental remote sensing: Tools and Aplications (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • M3c Specialisation course I: ArcticAlpine Ecosystems (12 ECTS, MSc)

Courses offered in English summer semester 2020

  • B 2 Advanced physical geography: Introduction to physical geography (4 ECTS, BSc)
  • B 5 Specialization I: Global Urban Transformation - The influence of UN Agreements on Cities, Regions and Territories (6 ETCS, BSc)
  • B 8 Methods I: Introduction to qualitative and participatory research methods (6 ECTS, BSc)
  • B 8 Methods I: Introdcution to Remote Sensing for Environmental monitoring and management (6 ECTS, BSc)
  • JM 5 Advanced Debates on Risk and Human Security: Ecosystem based adaptation to DRR and CCA (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • JM 5 Advanced Debates on Risk and Human Security: Famine and Early Warning Systems in Sub-Sahara Africa (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • JM 5 Advanced Debates on Risk and Human Security: The nature of Environmental Hazards (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 2a Research methods in human geography: Project planning and evaluation (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 2b Research methods physical geography: Climate reconstruction through time-series analyses (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 2c Research methos geomatics: Earth Observation as Support Tool for the Global Development Agenda (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • JM 6/7 Joint Research Project: Using Geographic Information Systems in the context of disaster risk reduction (18 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 4c Reserach Project: Changing environmental processes in mountain systems (18 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 7a Research Topics in Geogaphy: New approaches in hazard and risk research (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 7b Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research Topics: The frontier in history, theory and contemporary debates on large scale land use changes in Latin America, Africa and Asia (6 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 4a/JM 6/7 Research Project Development and Globalization: Study Project Hamburg (18 ECTS, MSc)
  • M 4a/JM 6/7 Research Project Development and Globalization: Human-Environmental Relations in Temporary Settlements (18 ECTS, MSc)

 

Complete course list BSc Geography winter semester 2020/21

Complete course list MSc Geography winter semester 2020/21

 

Complete course list BSc Geography summer semester 2020

Complete course list MSc Geography summer semester 2020

 

Complete course list BSc Geography winter semester 2019/20

Complete course list MSc Geography winter semester 2019/20

 

In most courses held in German, you can do your assessment (oral presentation, paper, report) in English.

Please refer to the electronic university calendar Basis for detailed information about the courses (time, room number, course content, etc.).

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