UE Code : IM1-SSOL-ALL Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

First year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :


Studies organization

Credits :


Semester :


Total Hours :

13.60 (Hours of teaching + individual study)


Objectives :

- To expand cultural knowledge about German-speaking countries.
- To gain an awareness of forms of expression used in cinematography and theater, verbal and non-verbal.
- To learn the vocabulary related to an artistic field (music) and a specific social context (prison environment).
- To learn about the specific characteristics of various language types (conversational, formal, informal, popular/”jargon”, etc.).
- To know how to expressions of emotion.

Contents :

Two subjects will be covered:
1) Film workshop on “VierMinuten”, directed by Chris Kraus
2) Theater/acting workshop

Prerequisites :

Teaching methods :

6 sessions 1 hr 30 mins each with two 3-week periods (with a different topic for each one)
Classes carried out in workshop format with active student participation

Speaker: Alexander Kämmer

Assessment :

Journalistic writing assessment + Theatrical presentation (oral) lasting 4 to 10 minutes in pairs

Bibliography :

1st year of Master of Science in Engineering

The 1st year of Master of Science in Engineering includes common core courses, majors and inter-major courses.

Majors: students will choose only one major according to his background

• Vine and Wine: sustainable productions and international market (ViVi)
• Food processing, food science, nutrition and quality (TAQ)
• Crop production and agroecology (PVA)
• Environmental and sustainable Engineering (IED)
• Animal production: livestock farming and livestock industry (PA)
• Business management, corporate consultancy and international trade and Markets (PCE/CMI)

Common core courses (CC) are engineering tools and Social Sciences. All of them are compulsory.

Inter-major modules (MIM): students will choose only one according to their major