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On the following pages you can find help and support for using the online course catalog.

Starting in the 2012/2013 winter semester, the new course catalog will be available at This guide offers help and support for using the new service.

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Abt. division (Abteilung)
ABZ ZEDAT Schooling and Advice Center (Ausbildungs- und Beratungszentrum)
AG working group (Arbeitsgemeinschaft)
apl. unscheduled (außerplanmäßig)
BP vocationally oriented internship (berufsorientiertes Praktikum)
CBB Berlin-Buch Campus
CBF Benjamin Franklin Campus
CCM Charité Mitte
CVK Virchow-Klinikum Campus
C Colloquium
CeDiS Center for Digital Systems
cr credit points
D demonstration
DPO regulations for the final examination for the degree of Diplom (Diplomprüfungsordnung)
E field trip (Exkursion)
EK introductory course (Einführungskurs)
em. emeritus (emeritiert)
EP empirical internship (Empirisches Praktikum)
Ex examination preparation (Examinatorium)
FB department (Fachbereich)
FK subject-specific course (Fachkurs)
FMI Friedrich Meinecke Institute
FR subject (Fachrichtung)
FS research seminar (Forschungsseminar)
GK basic course (Grundkurs)
HFB Henry Ford Building
Hon.Prof. adjunct professor (Honorarprofessor/in)
HS main seminar (Hauptseminar)
Hs lecture hall (Hörsaal)
HSchlAss university assistant (Hochschulassistent/in)
Inst. institute
JFKI John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies
K course (Kurs, Kursus)
KHI Department of Art History (Kunsthistorisches Institut)
Kk course with written exam (Klausurenkurs)
kommiss. provisional (kommissarisch)
KVV course catalog with commentary (Kommentiertes Vorlesungsverzeichnis)
L reading (Lektüre)
LAI Institute for Latin American Studies
LV-Nr. course number (Lehrveranstaltungsnummer)
m.d.W.b. tasked with implementation (mit der Wahrnehmung beauftragt)
MPI Max Planck Institute
n. V. per agreement (nach Vereinbarung)
OA/OÄ senior physician (Oberarzt/Oberärztin)
OAS East Asian Studies Division (Ostasiatisches Seminar)
OEI Institute for East European Studies (Osteuropa-Institut)
OS upper division seminar (Oberseminar)
OSI Otto Suhr Institute (Department of Political Sciences)
P internship (Praktikum)
PG project group (Projektgruppe)
Pj Project
Pk project course (Projektkurs)
Priv.-Doz. lecturer (Privatdozent)
PS Proseminar
PW teaching workshop (Pädagogische Werkstatt)
Rp refresher for examination preparation (Repetitorium)
RV lecture series (Ringvorlesung)
S seminar
s. A. see posted notice (siehe Aushang)
Sfb collaborative research center (Sonderforschungsbereich)
SK language course (Sprachkurs)
SP study project (Studienprojekt)
SPS practical school studies (Schulpraktische Studien)
SR seminar room (Seminarraum)
StR i.H. Studienrat im Hochschuldienst (civil servant title)
SWS weekly credit hours (Semesterwochenstunden)
T Tutorium
Ü exercise (Übung)
UP practical teaching course (Unterrichtspraktikum)
V lecture (Vorlesung)
W guide to scientific and academic work (Anleitung zu wissenschaftlichem Arbeiten)
WE scientific/academic institution (Wissenschaftliche Einrichtung)
Wiss.Ass. scientific/academic assistant (Wissenschaftlicher Assistent/Wissenschaftliche Assistentin)
ZE central service (Zentraleinrichtung)
ZI central institute (Zentralinstitut)
ZEDAT Computing Services (Zentraleinrichtung Datenverarbeitung)
ZUV central university administration (Zentrale Universitätsverwaltung)


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    How many persons are injured ?
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Poison Emergency

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