interdisciplinary bachelor programme, 8 semesters (240 ECTS)
32 courses
“Mach dich hübsch” The Book as Artwork: On how to read an Artistic Practice

Jenni Tischer

Artists‘ Books often question the medium of the book in regards to linearity, structure, and the author/reader relationship. One such Artist Book is Mach dich hübsch by Isa Genzken. In using referential material like black and white copies, clippings from advertisements next to sketches and illustrations, postcards of historical paintings and handwritten notes, Genzken provides insight into her visual language.… 2019W/2020S, Vorlesung und Übungen

All the stories money just can’t buy.

Adnan Balcinovic

We will be working with found materials. Each student will pick a material that can be found in our daily life and is for free - a material that cannot be bought and as such does not have a clear monetary value: stock footage, freesounds.org, code samples, bags, etc. Winter semester: “Awesome” How do industrial modes of production relate to… 2019W/2020S, Vorlesung und Übungen

Biomolecular Strategies I

Renée Schroeder

2019W, Lecture and Discussion

Biomolecular Strategies I

Tanja Gesell

2019W, Lecture and Discussion

Biomolecular Strategies II

Renée Schroeder

2020S, Lecture and Discussion

Biomolecular Strategies II

Tanja Gesell

2020S, Lecture and Discussion

Cross-Disciplinary Capabilities

Christine Böhler

Students apply methods for creating cross-disciplinary links and explore linking potentials in project work. Projects are to touch on the contents of at least two study areas. During the winter semester, topics of the annual projects are either suggested by the students or can be specified by the teaching staff. Students’ work results are brought about in annual projects and… 2019W/2020S, Projektarbeit

Epistemology: Concepts of Truth in Times of Fake-News

Arno Böhler

At first, we will consider classical concepts of truth which have been largely discussed in the history of philosophy. Our investigations of historical truth concepts will start with an epistemological analysis of Plato’s famous Allegory of the Cave in the 7th book of his Politeia where Plato negotiates the need to distinguish between true intuitions and intuitions which just appear… 2019W/2020S, Proseminar

Graphic design, radical democracy or/and the commons

Carlos Toledo

2019W/2020S, Vorlesung und Übungen

Guided Reading: Timothy Morton's 'Hyperobjects'

Kristina Pia Hofer

2019W, Lecture and Discussion

Human Rights

Manfred Nowak

2020S, Lecture and Discussion

Introduction to Academic Research

Kristina Pia Hofer

2019W, Proseminar

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Robert Trappl

2019W, Lecture and Discussion

Introduction to Communication and Cooperation Strategies

Harald Katzmair

2019W, Lecture and Discussion

Introduction to Empirical Research Methods – Statistics I

Lena Sophie Kinner

In the course, students will be taught how empirical studies can be understood, discussed and criticised. In addition, students will be introduced to the basics of descriptive and inferential statistics by planning, implementing and evaluating their own empirical study. As the course extends over two semesters, the winter semester 19/20 focuses on the teaching of basic knowledge about empirical research.… 2019W, Vorlesung und Übungen

Introduction to Empirical Research Methods – Statistics II

Lena Sophie Kinner

2020S, Vorlesung und Übungen

Introduction to Human Rights

Manfred Nowak

2019W, Lecture and Discussion

Matter and Meaning: Why we know what we know in Physics

Tanja Traxler

2019W/2020S, Proseminar

Orientation Tutorial

Katrin Stefanie Weidhofer

2019W, Übungen

Orientation Tutorial

Lisa-Marie Weidl

2019W, Übungen

Politics and Economics of Development – A Critical Inquiry

Monika Mokre

2019W/2020S, Lecture and Discussion

Post-Colonial Theory and Social Movements in the Global South

Veronika Wöhrer

2020S, Lecture and Discussion

Programme-Related Reflection

Christine Böhler

During this course, students must prepare and present portfolios documenting experiences and competencies gained during the course of studies. 2019W/2020S, Programme - Related Reflection

Programme-Related Reflection, Introduction

Christine Böhler

As part of the programme-related reflection, each student has to develop a study portfolio in which the experiences and competences acquired during the studies are documented in writing and / or visually and critically reflected in discussions. 2019W/2020S, Programme - Related Reflection

Programming Python I

Sebastian Böck

2019W, Vorlesung und Übungen

Programming Python II

Sebastian Böck

2020S, Vorlesung und Übungen

Quality of Life, Planetary Boundaries and Economic Growth

Friedrich Hinterberger

2019W/2020S, Lecture and Discussion

Societal Impacts of AI

Robert Trappl

2019W, Vorlesung und Übungen

Sustainable cities – urban design to achieve SDG 11

Elisabeth Oberzaucher

2020S, Proseminar

The traumatic birth of the modern knowledge, The Hobbes-Boyle dispute

Boris Buden

2019W/2020S, Lecture and Discussion

Writing Lab

Kristina Pia Hofer

2020S, scientific seminar