Universität Wien

010099 FS Current approaches in Christian social ethics (2023W)

Diplomand*innen-, Dissertant*innen- und Habilitand*innenseminar

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 1 - Katholische Theologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 17.10. 09:45 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 24.10. 09:45 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 21.11. 09:45 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 16.01. 09:45 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG
Tuesday 23.01. 09:45 - 12:00 Seminarraum 2 (Kath) Schenkenstraße EG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The seminar serves to discuss the diploma and master's theses as well as the dissertations and post-doctoral theses that are written under the supervision of the course instructor. The guiding principle is the question of the just shaping of society from the perspective of Christian social ethics. In the course of the various projects, but also accompanying them, current publications in the field of Christian social ethics are discussed. Special attention is given to the relationship between technology (digitalisation, media) and society.
The course is compulsory for all diploma students, Master's candidates, doctoral candidates and post-doctoral candidates at the department. Interested persons working in the field of this topic can participate in the research seminar after consultation with the course instructor.
Creation of a common learning and discourse space; facilitation of peer feedback; scientific supervision of diploma, dissertation and habilitation theses.
Course methods:
Shared reading and discussion of texts from the thematic environment of diploma and master's theses as well as diploma theses, master's theses, dissertations and habilitations.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses may be necessary at short notice (e.g. cancellation of on-site teaching). It is essential that you register for courses via u:space, find out about the current status on u:find and on the moodle learning platform.

Assessment and permitted materials

Grading is made up of the following components:
Regular attendance, participation in discussions and participation in the respective seminar units (40%).
Independent presentation of a topic unit including the preparation of a handout (20%)
Seminar paper of approx. 20 pages (40%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Very good: All performances show a demanding, intensive and independent examination of the topics of the course.
Good: All performances are well thought-out and well elaborated.
Satisfactory: The topics of the course were dealt with in a sufficiently critical manner.
Satisfactory: The minimum requirements for a positive assessment were met.
Insufficient: The minimum requirements for a positive assessment were not met.

Examination topics

The examination material is what has been worked on in the seminar as well as the contents of the seminar paper.

Reading list

The texts will be selected and announced by the participants together with the course instructor.

Association in the course directory

LV für Doktorat-/PhD-Studium, für 011 (15W) FTH 26, 199 518 MA UF RK 02 oder RK 05

Last modified: Fr 20.10.2023 11:46