In the module wir919 Topics in Sustainability Economics and Management a free selection between different teaching offers is possible.
For current selection possibilities please check the course directory of the University of Oldenburg.
Framework conditions for the module are listed below.
Duration: 1 Semester
Regular cycle: annual
Type of module: Extension module
Level: EB (Extension area)
Module should be taken in second Semester
Type of teaching: Seminar (2 h/week)+Seminar (2 h/week) or lecture (2 h/week)+Seminar (2 h/week)
Teaching language: Englisch
Credit points: 6
Workload: 180 hours
including attendance time: 56 hours
This module consists of two seminars (2 weekly contact hours per seminar) dealing with selected topics from the broad field of sustainability, economics and management during term. Out of a variety of several seminars the student can chose two most suitable seminars depending on individual choices. The seminars and the seminar contents vary each semester to provide topics relevant for current discussions within the broad field of sustainability, economics and management.
Intentionally seminars from several research fields and faculties are offered to also combine different point of views and to bring students from different scientific backgrounds together. The seminars provide the possibilities for inter- and transdisciplinary exchange and discussions.
Some courses of the “Virtuelle Akademie Nachhaltigkeit” (Virtual Academy Sustainability) can be regocnised as externally attained test performance with 3 Credit points for this module. For more information please check: Virtuelle Akademie Nachhaltigkeit
Objectives of the module/ competences:
- Learning about sustainability, economics and management in different scientific contexts.
- Understanding the complexity of sustainability, economics and management.
- Discussing topics of sustainability, economics and management with students from different scientific disciplines.
- Ability to present and evaluate different concepts of sustainability, economics and management
Term paper, presentation or oral exam
Prof. Dr. Bernd Siebenhüner
Depending on the topic and content of each seminar