232.232 Supervision of PhD and diploma thesis students
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, PV, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: PV Research Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to 

  • to develop and formulate a research question autonomously
  • summerize international publications and the state of the art on a selected scientific topic and cite correctly
  • to develop and carry out suitable experiments and / or numerical simulations to answer the research question
  • analyse the obtained experimental data based on scientific methods
  • critically review and evaluate the results and findings gained in the context of the state of the art
  • summarize findings from the scientific work in international journals

Subject of course

Discussion of PhD-works

Teaching methods

Expert interviews, specialist lectures, discussion of case studies, joint creation of process documentation, introduction to the software used in each case

Mode of examination

Written and oral



Examination modalities

Dissertation work, intermediate presentations, final presentation

Course registration

Registration modalities

Inst. f. Eisenbahnwesen, Verkehrswirtschaft und Seilbahnen


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
610 Civil Engineering Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Durchführung der Dissertation