184.791 Introduction to the Fundamentals of Programming for Students and Refugees
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, UE, 6.0h, 6.0EC


  • Semester hours: 6.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: UE Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • name the most important constructs of a programming language
  • to solve simple programming tasks independently
  • to search for help in case of problems

Subject of course

Our course is organized as part of the "Welcome.TU.Code" initiative of the Faculty of Informatics, whose mission was and is to teach basic computer skills to refugees. It is planned to organize this course for 15 refugees (chosen and prepared for the course by the NGO Refugees Code) together with 5 students of TU Wien. Apart from learning basic programming techniques, the cultural exchange and the experience of joint studying with refugees will be an important aspect of this course. The course will be taught in English.

Teaching methods

We follow an online course. Students watch the video of the next unit at home. In class, the contents is discussed and practiced with exercises.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The programming course takes place Mondays and Wednesday 17:00 - 20:00 o'clock in the Seminar rooms FAV 01 A  and C (Seminarraum 183/2 and 188/2) in the Favoritenstrasse 9-11, 1st floor. The course will start in the second week of the semester. Before that, we will have a first class meeting in the first week of the semester to dicsuss organisational details.



Course dates

Thu16:00 - 17:0005.03.2020Seminarraum FAV EG B (Seminarraum von Neumann) first class

Examination modalities

Assessment is based on solving homework exercises (70%) and an exam at the end of the semester (30%).

Course registration

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