Universität Wien FIND

Return to Vienna for the summer semester of 2022. We are planning to hold courses mainly on site to enable the personal exchange between you, your teachers and fellow students. We have labelled digital and mixed courses in u:find accordingly.

Due to COVID-19, there might be changes at short notice (e.g. individual classes in a digital format). Obtain information about the current status on u:find and check your e-mails regularly.

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030621 KU Manuscripts and Sources (2019S)

German, Latin or Hebrew, Judeo-German, Yiddish

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
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).


max. 46 participants
Language: German, English, Hebräisch, Jiddish


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

28.07. - 09.08.2019, Jerusalem & Tel Aviv

Friday 15.03. 14:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum SEM31 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG (Kickoff Class)
Monday 29.04. 12:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Friday 21.06. 15:00 - 16:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Palaeography courses are offered in different variants and on different levels giving the participants the opportunity to acquire or enhance reading skills in original German, Hebrew, Yiddish and Judaeo-German sources.

Assessment and permitted materials

The students' progress is monitored on the basis of their participation in the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- regular participation
- homework on a small scale

Examination topics

No exam, therefore no separate examination material to prepare.

Reading list

Dieter Hecht, Louise Hecht, Kerstin Mayerhofer, Avraham Siluk u. Stephan Wendehorst, Quellen zur jüdischen Geschichte im Heiligen Römischen Reich und seinen Nachfolgestaaten. Judendeutsch, Jiddisch, Hebräisch, Judenspanisch, 16.-20. Jahrhundert, Wien: Böhlau, 2014.

Michael Hochedlinger, Aktenkunde. Urkunden- und Aktenlehre der Neuzeit, Wien: Böhlau, 2009.

Association in the course directory

MA Geschichte 2014: LV im Pflichtmodul 4 (4 ECTS)| MA Geschichte 2008:
Geschichte der Neuzeit im transdisziplinären Kontext (4 ECTS) | MA Historisch-Kulturwissenschaftliche Europaforschung: Europaforschung in transdisziplinärer Perspektive (4 ECTS)

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