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300020 SE Social-biological aspects of the human-animal interaction (2016S)

1.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 20 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 03.03. 18:30 - 20:30 UZA2 Hörsaal 5 (Raum 2Z202) 2.OG (Kickoff Class)
Wednesday 01.06. 09:00 - 14:00 Aufenthaltsraum
Thursday 02.06. 09:00 - 14:00 Aufenthaltsraum
Friday 03.06. 09:00 - 14:00 Aufenthaltsraum


Aims, contents and method of the course

Topics of this course are human evolution and animal domestication, animals in agriculture, animals as pets, animals as friends of the human, animal assisted therapy, psychological, social, evolutionary and medical aspects of the human -animal interaction

Assessment and permitted materials

Method of evaluation: mandatory lecture; written term paper; oral presentation.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To get a broad overview about human- animal interactions in the past and present and the topic of Anthrozoology.

Examination topics

Seminar for students of anthropology and other fields; contents are the presentations of the participants; literature can be offered on request.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:42