034.014 Science-Technology-Society (STS)
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, UE, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: UE Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

…understand interdependencies between science, technology development and society

…critically discuss science and technology politics

…understand how different innovation modells conceptualize the relation between science, technology and society

…develop their own understanding of innovation in their field of science and study

Subject of course

Contents of the lecture will be deepend with additional literature and will be discussed in various group formats as well as reflected for the own context.

Teaching methods

individual work on relevant literature

discussion of literature and contents of the lecture in different formats

group work

Mode of examination


Additional information

"This course may be taken as an elective course for the Gender and Diversity Competency Supplemental Certificate. More information about the certificate can be found here."

With the certificate Gender and Diversity Competence, graduates prove their competence in the consideration of gender and diversity aspects.

Prerequisite for the issuance of the certificate is the completion of courses from the following list in the amount of at least 16 ECTS.

Three courses amounting to 7 ECTS must be completed; for the remaining 9 ECTS, all courses from the list "Optional Courses" can be chosen.

List of courses can be found here.



Examination modalities

active participation in in-class-discussions

preparation of questions regarding the literature

group work: conceptualisation and leading of a group discussion

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.02.2023 09:00 28.02.2023 09:00


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