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Interdisciplinary Lecture Series Environment: Politics and Society

Module CLA11317

This Module is offered by Academic Programs WTG.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

CLA11317 is a semester module in English language at Bachelor’s level and Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
30 h 15 h 1 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


The lecture series Umwelt (environment) is an interdisciplinary, public lecture organised by the Environmental Department of the Studentische Vertretung (Student Representatives) of the TU Munich. Experts speak e.g. on technical environmental protection, health, consumer and climate protection. In the summer semester, it offers students the opportunity to learn about the political and social dimensions of current ecological topics and research results at a scientific level.

The lecture series Umwelt (environment) is offered in the winter semester in the module CLA11200 Ringvorlesung Umwelt: Ökologie und Technik (Lecture series on the environment: ecology and technology). It is only possible to gain given credits twice for the lecture series within each study program.

Learning Outcome

Students are able to follow expert presentations on political and social dimensions of environmental problems and identify core theses and central facts.


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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

Lectures, presentations, discussions


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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

A successful accomplishment of 9 academic performances is mandatory for the examination! The examination consists of a short PowerPoint presentation at the end of the semester. The presentation can be created alone or in groups of two. Everyone has to speak one minute.
The examination is ungraded.

Current exam dates

Currently TUMonline lists the following exam dates. In addition to the general information above please refer to the current information given during the course.

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