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Basic Module

of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities

The basic module includes introductory courses that are intended to provide orientation in terms of specialization, faculty and university to new students at the beginning of their degree programmes. A look beyond the student’s own subject promotes interdisciplinarity and opens up an initial access to networked thinking. Students are awarded a certificate upon completion of all the basic module courses (a. to d.).

You can find more information about the basic module here.

The basic module comprises a total of at least 28 ECTS credit points. It consists of compulsory (a. to c.) and optional (d.) courses:

a. Basic Module of the chosen degree programme (required course, at least 8 ECTS credit points)
b. Basic Module of the degree programme chosen as a 2nd subject (restricted elective course, at least 8 ECTS credit points)
c.

Basic Module of the Faculty (restricted elective course, 6 ECTS credit points)

d. Basic Module of the University (free elective course, 6 ECTS credit points)

The basic module of the chosen degree programme can be selected from the following degree programmes at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities:
Ancient History and Classical Antiquities, English Studies/American Studies, Archaeology (Classical and Provincial Roman Archaeology), Bosnian/Croat/Serbian, European Ethnology, German Language and Literature, History, Greek, Art History, Latin, Philosophy, Russian, Slovenian, Linguistics.
The courses for the basic module of the chosen degree programme are listed in the respective curricula.

The Basic Module of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities provides an overview of the humanities and the degree programmes offered at the faculty. Students become familiar with the characteristics of the humanities and the most important scientific approaches to the subjects of their research. Furthermore, they become aware of the importance of the humanities both for science and society.

Two of the following courses (FB.1 and FB.2 OR FB.1. and FB.3) must be completed as part of the Basic Module of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, however, the courses offered for the individual module components change every semester:

Module FB Basic Module of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities Course Type ECTS Course Hours
FB.1

Introduction to the Humanities

VO 3 2
FB.2 Topics of Humanities VO 3 2
FB.3 Introductory lecture from a 3rd degree programme VO 3 2

Only those courses that are not required courses for either the primary chosen degree programme or the 2nd chosen degree programme can be selected for the basic module of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

Courses offered in the winter semester
Courses offered in the summer semester

The basic module of the university offers e-learning-supported free elective courses, which were designed jointly by teaching staff from all faculties. The basic module of the university is intended as an introduction and orientation aid for a degree programme. It consists of three subject areas, each worth 2 ECTS credit points:

  1. Subject area: Selbstmanagement in Studium und Beruf (Self-Management in Studies and in Business) (winter semester)
  2. Subject area: Gender Studies (summer semester)
  3. Subject area: Responsibility in Science and in Business (summer semester)

You can find more information on the basic module of the university and the courses offered here.

Dean of studies

Ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Margit Reitbauer
margit.reitbauer(at)uni-graz.at

Vice dean of studies

Ao.Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Nikolaus Reisinger
nikolaus.reisinger(at)uni-graz.at

Coordination Centre for teacher training programmes

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