Universität Wien FIND

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, changes to courses and exams may be necessary at short notice (e.g. cancellation of on-site teaching and conversion to online exams). Register for courses/exams via u:space, find out about the current status on u:find and on the moodle learning platform. NOTE: Courses where at least one unit is on-site are currently marked "on-site" in u:find.

Further information about on-site teaching and access tests can be found at https://studieren.univie.ac.at/en/info.

Warning! The directory is not yet complete and will be amended until the beginning of the term.

200012 VO Diversity Research and Gender Research in Psychology (2021S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 20 - Psychologie

Diese Vorlesung ist nur für Studierende mit Zulassung zum Bachelorstudium Psychologie!


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


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Attention: This lecture uses a flipped classroom approach, i.e. teaching-videos, slides and literature will be provided a priori to the lecture (app. 5 days) and will be then discussed during the lecture. Active participation (discussion during the lecture or in the discussion forum and summarizing of literature) results in bonus points up to a maximum of 10% of the total points.

Tuesday 09.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 16.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 23.03. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 13.04. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 20.04. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 27.04. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 04.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 11.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 18.05. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 01.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 08.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 15.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital
Tuesday 22.06. 18:30 - 20:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture adresses the diversity approach in a psychological context and current research results. Specifically the seven main diversity categories gender, sexuality, generativity, age, race & religion, class & education, disability and the new diversity category body, beauty & weight, which has gained growing importance in the last years, will be discussed. The lecture aims in a critical discussion of the psychology of these differences and the distribution and variation of the above mentioned diversity categories.

Assessment and permitted materials

Online-Exams via Moodle. Exams last 60 minutes and consist of 9 questions, namely 2 MC-questions (8 statements each), 2 cloze-questions (8-10 gaps), 3 short-questions (2-3 sentences) and 2 long-questions (min. 200 words)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Grading Scale:
>90%...Very Good
It is possible to gain bonus points up to a maximum of 10% of the total points by participation during the lecture (chat, discussion forums, summarizing additional literature etc.).

Examination topics

Content of the lecture (powerpoint slides including literature references will be found on Moodle) plus mandatory literature plus complementary literature

Reading list

Mandatory and additional literature will be uploaded on Moodle

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 02.07.2021 08:48