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300387 SE+EX Field Trips in Microbiology (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
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 serve).


max. 20 participants
Language: German



Dienstags 16:00-17:30 im SEM-Raum DoME (2.309), UZA1, Althanstr. 14, 1090 Wien.
Beginn: 9.10.2018, 16:00-17:30.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This combination of seminar and excursions aims at providing an overview over selected areas of application of microbiology. Initially, the microbiological background of these applications will be acquired in seminars, in which each participant is asked to present an extended summary of selected literature that will subsequently be discussed. Further insights will then be gained during excursions, for example to a large brewery, the main wastewater treatment plant of Vienna, the diagnostic laboratory of the AKH, and modern molecular microbiology research labs.

Assessment and permitted materials

Quality and completeness of the seminar presentation; participation in the discussion, participation in field trips.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Introduction to the importance of microorganisms and microbial communities in medicine, food production and wastewater treatment.

Examination topics

Computer-aided presentation of theoretical background, and selected field trips.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Tu 25.09.2018 11:08