Evolution and Biological Mechanisms of Cooperation

Elisabeth Oberzaucher
Arts and Society, Cross-Disciplinary Strategies
2021S, scientific seminar (SEW), 2.0 ECTS, 1.0 semester hours, course number S03560


In this class we will transfer the basic knowledge aquired in Winter term to current challenges. 

Students will analyse current social situations according to their cooperative quality, and describe which mechanisms ensure that cooperation remains stable against potential exploiters. Weaknesses and strenghts of systems of varying complexity and dimensions will be identified. 

Examination Modalities

Students will present their group work in the seminar and a written summary. 


10 March 2021, 09:00–13:00 Zoom Meeting online
24 March 2021, 09:00–13:00
14 April 2021, 09:00–13:00
28 April 2021, 09:00–12:00

Course Enrolment

From 02 February 2021, 09:00 to 31 March 2021, 23:55
Via online registration

co-registration: possible

Individual courses: possible