Universität Wien FIND

290364 SE Colloquium for Geomorphology and Geoecology (2020S)

(gilt als Privatissimum zur Masterarbeit sowie Dissertation aus Physischer Geographie)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

Anmeldung erforderlich


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


max. 30 participants
Language: German



Konversatorium zur Geomorphologie:
DI 14-tg von 10.03.2020 bis 19.05.2020 12.00-14.00 Ort: Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528; DI 09.06.2020 und 23.06.2020 12.00-14.00 Ort: Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528

Konversatorium zur Geoökologie:
DO 26.03.2020, 07.05.2020 und 14.05.2020 14.00-17.00 Ort: Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II;
DO 18.06.2020 14.00-17.00 Ort: Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II;
DO 25.06.2020 14.00-17.00 Ort: Seminarraum 2A310 3.OG UZA II


Aims, contents and method of the course

Gaining professional skills in elaborating, presenting and reflecting critical on a selected research topic (e.g. master thesis).

The course will identify and elaborate major themes at the research frontier of geomorphology.

Participants will present their scientific aspirations, concepts and results in 20 min presentations. The works will be discussed regarding general questions, scientific relevance and importance for geomorphology.
Participants may also report on relevant topics to which they have been introduced at conferences, which they have attended and will discuss these in terms of their importance for geomorphology in general, for the ENGAGE Geomorphology Group within Physical Geography and for individual degree programmes.

All interested graduates, post-graduates, tutors and teaching assistants are invited to participate.

Assessment and permitted materials

Regular active participation (discussion), presentation, review of a presentation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimum requirements:
- presence (max. allowed absence = 2 units (2SWS)
- presentation
- review of one presentation

assessment scale:
- presentation (50%)
- active engagement in discussion (30%)
- review (20%)

Examination topics

Presentation contents

Reading list

Ahrens, V. (2014). Abschlussarbeiten richtig gliedern. UTB.

Skern, T. (2011). Writing Scientific English. UTB.

Association in the course directory

(MG4-PV) (PV MG) (MA UF GW 05)

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