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Courses on offer

Most courses take place once a week (90 minutes), with up to 30 students per course; occasionally, courses may be taking place fortnightly, with 180 minutes per session. Generally speaking, there is a written exam at the end of the semester. Additionally, students may have to give a presentation or submit written work. Students will receive 5 ECTS credits per course.

Types of courses:

  • Courses for undergraduate students in all academic fields (German, CFR level B 1)
  • Courses for undergraduate students in all academic fields (English, CFR level B 2)
  • Courses for undergraduate students in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Cultural Studies (German, CFR level B 2)
  • Courses for undergraduate students in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Cultural Studies (English, CFR level B 2)
  • Courses for students at Master's level (Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Cultural Studies; German, CFR level B 2)
Courses in the Summer Semester 2020:

You will find course descriptions as well as information about where and when the courses take place in the course catalogue, where you can also search for individual courses or lecturers.

All courses take place in the building Habelschwerdter Allee 45.

Courses for undergraduate students from all academic fields, taught in German (CFR, B1)
  • Susanne Scharnowski: Architektur, Stadtplanung und Ideologie: Berlin als Stadt der Moderne
  • Hildegard Piegeler:  "Arm, aber sexy" oder "Neukölln ist überall"? Die Pluralität von Lebensstilen in Berlin

  • Dagmar Boeck-Siebenhaar: Das kreative Berlin. Orte, Unternehmen, Akteure
  • Georg Jansen: Die Berliner Mauer, dreißig Jahre danach: Von der Drohung über die Realität zum Symbol der Teilung

  • Hildegard Piegeler: Migration und Religion

  • Sabine Bierwirth: Wie tickt Deutschland? Eine Einführung in die politischen, gesellschaftlichen und kulturellen Strukturen Deutschlands

  • Sabine Bierwirth: Berlin - Eine Stadt der Frauen?
  • Ulrich Krellner: Die DDR dreißig Jahre nach dem Mauerfall. Vergangen und doch nicht bewältigt

  • Muriel Ernestus: Protestbewegungen in Deutschland
Courses for undergraduate students from all academic fields, taught in English (CFR, B2)
  • Susanne Scharnowski: Reading the City

  • Susanne Scharnowski: Green Germany. Nature and the Environment in German Culture, Society and Politics
  • Muriel Ernestus: National Socialism in Film

  • Gautam Chakrabarti: Not only "Tatort". Detectives in German Film and Literature

Courses for undergraduate students from the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences taught in German (CFR, B 2)
    • Susanne Scharnowski: Heimat im Film

    • Muriel Ernestus: Kultur und Politik der Weimarer Republik
    • Ulrich Krellner: Das jüdische Berlin. Stationen einer kulturellen Interaktion vom 16.-21. Jahrhundert

    • Thomas Flemming: Demokratie in Gefahr? 1930/ 2020
    • Muriel Ernestus: Vom Aufbrechen und Ankommen: Migration und Integration im Film
    • Georg Jansen: Literaturstadt Berlin
Courses for undergraduate students from the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences taught in English (CFR, B 2)
  • Marc Schwietring: (German and European Politics): Populism and Nationalism in Europe: Current Developments, Lessons and Counterstrategies

  • Arito Rüdiger Sakai (German Media - Media in Germany): Propaganda, Information, Entertainment: German Media through History
Enunciation classes taught in German 

Peter Bitterle: Sprecherzieherische Übungen und Aussprachekorrekturen.Six different classes, times and room numbers to be found in the online course catalogue.