interdisziplinäres Bachelorstudium, 8 Semester (240 ECTS)
28 Lehrveranstaltungen
Artistic Strategies

Katharina Gsöllpointner

"WORDS. spoken and written" The course will focus on the aesthetics of language, language in art, and the design of language media in art and culture.Theoretical input on the entanglement of art, media, and language, will alternate with practical work in form of students' (group) projects.It is planned for students to produce audio and video interviews with Vienna based artists… 2018S, Künstlerische Praxis und theoretische Reflexion

Artistic Strategies

Herwig Turk

In the course we will deal with basic artistic strategies like abstraction, ambiguity, alienation, destruction or performativity. This includes the confrontation with differences and similarities between art, science and humanities, as well as with selected examples of artistic and cross-disciplinary work. Theoretical input will alternate with practical work in form of students' presentations and group projects. Additionally, excursions and exhibition… 2018S, Künstlerische Praxis und theoretische Reflexion

Basics of Scientific Writing

David Campbell

This lecture focuses on the basics of scientific writing (writing and publishing in the sciences). Two types of writing are at focus: the article in the peer-reviewed journal and the book (monograph and edited book). This will be related to: (1) the underlying epistemic understanding in the sciences (research question, hypothesis formulation, theory grounding, explorative and causality-oriented inquiries); (2) publishing… 2017W, Vorlesungen

Basics of Selected Subjects from Science and Technology

Carsten Marr

The objective of this three-day course is to study and discuss basic methods, fundamental concepts, and societal challenges of biomedical research. In particular, we will consider models of gene regulation, learn about stem cell technologies, and study the basics of machine learning and its latest biomedical applications. Day One: we will consider different levels of abstraction of biological systems that… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Basics of Selected Subjects from Science and Technology

Tanja Gesell

Renée Schroeder and Tanja Gesell teaching molecular biology based on their introduction lecture Biomolecular Strategies at the winter semester. The course has three cornerstones: lectures, exercises and a symposium. Lecture: This semester the lecture is starting with the questions such as what is a DNA? Students will learn more about DNA structure, genes and genomes. The students will understand fundamental… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Basics of Selected Subjects from Science and Technology

Renée Schroeder

Renée Schroeder and Tanja Gesell are teaching molecular biology based on their introduction lecture Biomolecular Strategies at the winter semester. The course has three cornerstones: lectures, exercises and a symposium. Lecture: This semester the lecture is starting with the questions such as what is a DNA? Students will learn more about DNA structure, genes and genomes. The students will understand… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Basics of Selected Subjects from Science and Technology

Robert Trappl

The Lecture and Discussion will consist of three strands:1. Statistics: Probability and Chance, Measurement and Scales, Descriptive and Inference Statistics, Randomisation and Experimental Design, Dependent and Independent Samples, Gaussian Distribution, Null Hypothesis, Correlation and Regression, Non-Parametric Statistics, etc. Examples will be calculated.2. Systems: Definitions, Elements of Systems, Types of Systems, Automata, Markov Processes, Feedback Systems, Complex Systems, Chaotic Systems, Systems… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Basics of Selected Subjects from Science and Technology

Manfred Nowak

Human Rights, Democracy, Politics Selected Issues and Challenges Lecture and Discussion in the context of „Cross Disciplinary Strategies“, 2 Semester/Spring 2018 Curriculum This course aims at discussing with the students a number of case studies and current challenges on the basis of working groups and papers to be written and presented by the students. 1. Introduction, 9. March 2018, 08:30… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Critical Reflection on Relevant Global Challenges

Ingeborg Reichle

This lecture series offers a critical perspective on relevant global challenges our societies are facing today. In our rapidly changing world we are currently challenged by unprecedented dynamic processes on a global scale such as climate change, demographic change, mass migration, and a number of global catastrophic risks: The Global Catastrophic Risks 2017 report of the Global Challenges Foundation (Stockholm,… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Critical Reflection on Relevant Global Challenges

Christian Felber

In this lecture series students will get familiar with key global challenges around the issues human rights and needs, democracy, peace, inequality, environmental problems or climate change. The analytical focus will be on the „big underlying systems“ such as the international trade order, the global financial and monetary system, and the international economic order, connected with their institutional base such… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Cross-Disciplinary Capabilities

Susanne Lummerding

In each of the semesters 2 to 7 a workshop regarding cross-disciplinary capabilities is to be completed. In this workshop students apply methods for creating interdisciplinary connections and explore potentials of interdisciplinary linkages. The experiences gained in these workshops are to be documented in the studies portfolio (programme-related reflection). They form the basis for the concluding bachelor thesis. The CDC-workshop… 2018S, Workshop

Cross-Disciplinary Capabilities

Tanja Gesell

In each of the semesters 2 to 7 a workshop regarding cross-disciplinary capabilities is to be completed. In this workshop students apply methods for creating interdisciplinary connections and explore potentials of interdisciplinary linkages. The experiences gained in these workshops are to be documented in the studies portfolio (programme-related reflection). They form the basis for the concluding bachelor thesis. The CDC-workshop… 2018S, Workshop

Cross-Disciplinary Capabilities

Christine Böhler

In each of the semesters 2 to 7 a workshop regarding cross-disciplinary capabilities is to be completed. In this workshop students apply methods for creating interdisciplinary connections and explore potentials of interdisciplinary linkages. The experiences gained in these workshops are to be documented in the studies portfolio (programme-related reflection). They form the basis for the concluding bachelor thesis. The CDC-workshop… 2018S, Workshop

Introduction Regarding Programme Topics: Art

Eva Maria Stadler

Introduction Regarding Programme Topics: Art Eva Maria Stadler and Edith Futscher In the introduction we will present contemporary and historical frameworks within which art operates. Against the specific political and historical backdrop of selected artworks we will discuss them with refernce to the discourses of freedom, original and copy, abstraction, alienation and defamiliarisation, concept, performance, and participation. As our aim… 2017W, Vorlesungen

Introduction Regarding Programme Topics: Artificial Intelligence

Robert Trappl

Basics of Science; Methods, Applications and Impacts of Artificial Intelligence 2017W, Vorlesungen

Introduction Regarding Programme Topics: Biomolecular Strategies

Renée Schroeder

Renée Schroeder and Tanja Gesell give an introduction and overview into biology. The main focus is on molecular biology. Starting with questions such as what is life? and how did life emerge?, students will understand fundamental and basic principles about the molecules of life. From there we will discuss current gene technology strategies explaining fundamental experimental and computational approaches. Finally,… 2017W, Vorlesungen

Introduction Regarding Programme Topics: Biomolecular Strategies

Tanja Gesell

Renée Schroeder and Tanja Gesell give an introduction and overview into biology. The main focus is on molecular biology. Starting with questions such as what is life? and how did life emerge?, students will understand fundamental and basic principles about the molecules of life. From there we will discuss current gene technology strategies explaining fundamental experimental and computational approaches. Finally,… 2017W, Vorlesungen

Introduction Regarding Programme Topics: Human Rights, Democracy, Politics

Manfred Nowak

The Introduction to Human Rights aims at providing a short overview of: the philosophy and history of human rights both at the national and international level the main mechanisms of protecting human rights in international organisations: United Nations, Council of Europe and other regional organisations the main problems and challenges to human rights in the 21st century: economic and financial… 2017W, Vorlesungen

Introduction to Artistic Strategies

Katharina Gsöllpointner

In the course we will deal with basic theoretical and methodical prerequisites of artistic strategies in the aesthetic and the research field. This includes the confrontation with differences and similarities between art, science and humanities, as well as with selected examples of artistic and cross-disciplinary work. We will put a strong emphasis here on the examination of research media. Theoretical… 2017W, Vorlesung und künstlerische Praxis

Introduction to Artistic Strategies

Herwig Turk

In the course we will deal with basic artistic strategies like abstraction, ambiguity, alienation, destruction or performativity. This includes the confrontation with differences and similarities between art, science and humanities, as well as with selected examples of artistic and cross-disciplinary work. Theoretical input will alternate with practical work in form of students' presentations and group projects. Additionally, excursions and exhibition… 2017W, Vorlesung und künstlerische Praxis

Introduction to Communication and Cooperation Strategies

Harald Katzmair

In a world of massive information overflow and oversaturated human attention capacities the design of communication and cooperation strategies rely on a deep understanding of network dynamics and general knowledge of the sometimes erratic behavior of complex systems, the basic laws of creating resonance and influencing the human mind as well as knowledge about principles of framing and storytelling. Goal… 2017W, Vorlesung und Übungen

Introduction to Methods of Working Academically (analogue and digital)

Kristina Pia Hofer

This course provides a basic survey of methods and strategies for academic research and publishing across different disciplines. Students will have the opportunity to develop practical skills by testing the newly acquired methodological tools and concepts in classroom meetings. Field trips to relevant institutions will provide insight into hands-on critical engagement with artworks and media technologies on site. Classroom language… 2017W, Vorlesung und Übungen

Introduction to Ways of Knowing and Meaning. Epistemology

Arno Böhler

Learning to Know the Unknown: Imagination / Reason / Intuition In this lecture we will analyze and discuss three ways of knowing at work in artistic research, sciences and philosophy: Namely, imagination, reasoning and intuition. The first kind of knowledge, imagination, is bodily, corporeal, sensual, concrete. A question or problem strikes us, it puts us into a search, a continuous… 2017W, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Orientierungstutorium

Katrin Stefanie Weidhofer

This tutorial gives an overview of what the University of Applied Arts offers to their students. We will tour the main building of the University and its branches where the heads of the different workshops including the library will introduce their work. Attendance highly recommended! 2017W

Programme-Related Reflection

Christine Böhler

Each student keeps a studies portfolio in which the experiences and competences gained during the course of studies is documented in writing or visually. We analyze and reflect portfolios and personal developments in discussion groups and in one to one meetings. The experiences gained in the Cross Disciplinary Capabilities workshops have to be documented in the studies portfolio ("logbook"). We… 2017W/2018S, Studienbegleitende Reflexion

The World in Change. Introduction to Societal Transformation Processes

Ingeborg Reichle

This lecture series offers a comprehensive and wide-ranging perspective on global challenges our societies are facing today. In our rapidly changing world we are currently challenged by unprecedented dynamic processes on a global scale such as climate change, demographic change, mass migration, dwindling resources, violation of human rights, social inequality and poverty, mass unemployment and the redefinition of human work… 2017W, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Ways of Knowing and Meaning

Arno Böhler

How can transdisciplinary cooperations of heterogenous research practices can be organized in the future? In order to answer this question we will analyze different concepts of how the relation of the arts, philosophy and the science have been grasped historically and how our understanding of the relation between these disciplines has to change once they are called to collaborate in… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion

Ways of Knowing and Meaning

Jutta Weber

Game Changer? On the Epistemology, Ontology, and Politics of Drones Remote-controlled drones are not only used today as toys, flying cameras, or for pizza deliveries, but also to hoover up data and kill so-called counter-insurgents. High-tech companies are seeking to revolutionise transportation with them or are working on the dream (or nightmare) of making the all-seeing, mobile eye a reality.… 2018S, Vorlesung und Diskussion