034.004 Was hat Gender mit dem Technikstudium zu tun?
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, SE, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to answer central questions concerning gender related issues in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) field. Students have dealt with selected topics, such as gender stereotypes and socialisation, self-representation and image of (female) engineers, the current situation of females* and males* at the University of Technology as well as in the workplaces.

The students have also paid attention to the research perspective "Gender in Research Content”, i.e. the students have dealt with literature from the gender perspective and their respective fields of studies.
Generally spoken, the course aims to stimulate a self-reflecting process among the students.

Subject of course

Introduction to the debates and current research questions in the field gender and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Self-reflection on societal phenonmon and strauctures; images and stereotypes of engineers; situation of women and men in the STEM-field (at universities as well as in research institutions and companys).

Within the course gender sensitive methods and didactics will be applied.


Teaching methods

Gender-sensitive vocational training methods and didactics will be applied, such as self-reflecting exercises and positioning exercises; furthermore, interactive teaching and learning methods, such as impulse talks, single works and group works, structured discussion with leading questions, presentations

Mode of examination


Additional information



Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Mon16:30 - 17:3007.10.2019FH Hörsaal 2 Vorbesprechung
Mon13:00 - 17:0021.10.2019Seminarraum BA 10B - MB Termin 1
Tue13:00 - 17:0022.10.2019Sem.R. DB gelb 03 Termin 2
Thu09:00 - 13:0028.11.2019Seminarraum CHEG - ETIT Termin 3
Mon13:00 - 16:0020.01.2020Seminarraum BA 10B - MB Termin 4
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

The lecture will be held as a blocked course.
Participation and active contributions in all blocks including the preliminary talk are required. In addition, each student has to prepare seminar report or has to present orally (including a hand-out and presentation documents).

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
14.09.2019 16:10 05.10.2019 23:59 08.10.2019 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 261 Technical Physics Elective
066 645 Data Science Not specified
ALG For all Students Elective
TRS Transferable Skills Not specified


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Previous knowledge

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