Autumn Semester 2020 takes place in a mixed form of online and classroom teaching.
Please read the published information on the individual courses carefully.

Search result: Course units in Spring Semester 2020

Science, Technology, and Policy Master Information
Social Sciences
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
860-0005-01LColloquium Science, Technology, and Policy (FS) Information Restricted registration - show details
Only for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc.
O1 credit2KT. Bernauer, T. Schmidt
860-0001-00LPublic Institutions and Policy-Making Processes Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.

Priority for MSc Science, Technology, and Policy.
O3 credits2.8GT. Bernauer, S. Bechtold, F. Schimmelfennig
860-0042-00LStatistics 2 Restricted registration - show details
Only for MSc Science, Technology and Policy
O4 credits2GK. Harttgen, I. Günther
860-0032-00LPrinciples of Macroeconomics Restricted registration - show details
Prerequisite: An introductory course in Economics is required to sign up for this course.

Number of participants is limited to 20

STP students have priority
O3 credits2VS. Sarferaz
860-0033-00LBig Data for Public Policy Restricted registration - show details
Only for MSc STP, MSc CIS, PhD students D-GESS and D-MTEC.
STP students have priority.
O3 credits2GE. Ash, M. Guillot
Minor in Natural Sciences and Engineering (ONLY for Regulations 2019)
Urbanization and Planning
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
102-0838-00LWater Supply, Sanitation and Waste Infrastructure and Services in Developing CountriesW3 credits2GC. Zurbrügg
103-0517-00LUrban and Spatial EconomicsW3 credits2VR. H. van Nieuwkoop
103-0448-01LTransformation of Urban Landscapes
Only for masters students, otherwise a special permit of the lecturer is necessary.
W3 credits2GJ. Van Wezemael, A. Gonzalez
101-0481-00LReadings in Transport PolicyW3 credits2GK. W. Axhausen
051-0162-00LLandscape Architecture II Information
Only for Architecture BSc, Programme Regulations 2011.
W1 credit2VC. Girot
103-0330-00LLandscape Aesthetics Information W2 credits2GR. Rodewald
102-0338-01LWaste Management and Circular EconomyW3 credits2GM. Haupt, U. Baier
Energy and Mobility
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0226-00LEnergy and Transport FuturesW4 credits3GK. Boulouchos, P. J. de Haan van der Weg, G. Georges
363-0514-00LEnergy Economics and Policy
It is recommended for students to have taken a course in introductory microeconomics. If not, they should be familiar with microeconomics as in, for example,"Microeconomics" by Mankiw & Taylor and the appendices 4 and 7 of the book "Microeconomics" by Pindyck & Rubinfeld.
W3 credits2GM. Filippini
363-0543-00LAgent-Based Modelling of Social Systems Information W3 credits2V + 1UF. Schweitzer
364-0576-00LAdvanced Sustainability Economics Information
PhD course, open for MSc students
W3 credits3GL. Bretschger
103-0448-01LTransformation of Urban Landscapes
Only for masters students, otherwise a special permit of the lecturer is necessary.
W3 credits2GJ. Van Wezemael, A. Gonzalez
151-0228-00LManagement of Air Transport (Aviation II)W4 credits3GP. Wild
151-0206-00LEnergy Systems and Power EngineeringW4 credits2V + 2UR. S. Abhari, A. Steinfeld
529-0191-01LElectrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage TechnologiesW4 credits3GL. Gubler, E. Fabbri, J. Herranz Salañer
151-0928-00LCO2 Capture and Storage and the Industry of Carbon-Based ResourcesW4 credits3GM. Mazzotti, L. Bretschger, N. Gruber, C. Müller, M. Repmann, T. Schmidt, D. Sutter
Data and Computer Science
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
252-3900-00LBig Data for Engineers Information
This course is not intended for Computer Science and Data Science MSc students!
W6 credits2V + 2U + 1AG. Fourny
227-0558-00LPrinciples of Distributed Computing Information W7 credits2V + 2U + 2AR. Wattenhofer, M. Ghaffari
363-1091-00LSocial Data ScienceW3 credits2GD. Garcia Becerra
252-0312-00LUbiquitous Computing Information W4 credits2V + 1AC. Holz, F. Mattern, S. Mayer
Life Science and Health
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
376-1724-00LAppropriate Health System Design Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 42.
W3 credits2VW. Karlen
701-0662-00LEnvironmental Impacts, Threshold Levels and Health Effects Information W3 credits2VC.‑T. Monn, M. Brink
701-1350-00LCase Studies in Environment and HealthW4 credits2VK. McNeill, N. Borduas-Dedekind, T. Julian
701-1704-01LHealth Impact Assessment: Concepts and Case StudiesW3 credits2VM. Winkler, C. Guéladio, M. Röösli, J. M. Utzinger
701-1708-00LInfectious Disease DynamicsW4 credits2VS. Bonhoeffer, R. D. Kouyos, R. R. Regös, T. Stadler
151-0630-00LNanorobotics Information W4 credits2V + 1US. Pané Vidal
376-0022-00LImaging and Computing in Medicine Information Restricted registration - show details W4 credits3GR. Müller, P. Christen, C. J. Collins
376-1178-00LHuman Factors IIW3 credits2VM. Menozzi Jäckli, R. Huang, M. Siegrist
376-1392-00LMechanobiology: Implications for Development, Regeneration and Tissue EngineeringW3 credits2GA. Ferrari, G. Shivashankar, M. Zenobi-Wong
376-1400-00LTransfer of Technologies into Neurorehabilitation Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2VC. Müller, R. Gassert, R. Riener, H. Van Hedel, N. Wenderoth
376-1614-00LPrinciples in Tissue EngineeringW3 credits2VK. Maniura, M. Rottmar, M. Zenobi-Wong
227-0948-00LMagnetic Resonance Imaging in MedicineW4 credits3GS. Kozerke, M. Weiger Senften
752-1300-00LIntroduction to ToxicologyW3 credits2VR. Eggen, S. J. Sturla
Ressources and Environment
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-1314-00LEnvironmental Organic ChemistryW3 credits2VK. McNeill, T. Hofstetter, M. Sander
701-1312-00LAdvanced EcotoxicologyW3 credits2VR. Eggen, E. Janssen, K. Schirmer, M. Suter
701-1252-00LClimate Change Uncertainty and Risk: From Probabilistic Forecasts to Economics of Climate Adaptation Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2V + 1UD. N. Bresch, R. Knutti
701-1232-00LRadiation and Climate ChangeW3 credits2GM. Wild
Case Studies
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
860-0016-00LSupply and Responsible Use of Mineral Resources II Restricted registration - show details
Prerequisite is 860-0015-00 Supply and Responsible Use of Mineral Resources I. Limited to 12 participants. First priority will be given to students enrolled in the Master of Science, Technology, and Policy Program. These students must confirm their participation by February 7th by registration through myStudies. Students on the waiting list will be notified at the start of the semester.
W3 credits2UB. Wehrli, F. Brugger, S. Pfister
860-0015-00LSupply and Responsible Use of Mineral Resources I Restricted registration - show details W3 credits2GB. Wehrli, F. Brugger, K. Dolejs Schlöglova, S. Hellweg, C. Karydas
860-0012-00LCooperation and Conflict Over International Water Resources Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.
STP students have priority.

This is a research seminar at the Master level. PhD students are also welcome.
W3 credits2SB. Wehrli, T. Bernauer, T. U. Siegfried
860-0018-00LBig Data, Law, and Policy (with Case Study) Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants.

Students will be informed by 01.03.2020 at the latest
W6 credits2S + 2AS. Bechtold
227-0664-00LTechnology and Policy of Electrical Energy StorageW3 credits2GV. Wood, T. Schmidt
860-0014-00LPaper Project on Technology and Policy of Electric Energy Storage Restricted registration - show details
Requirement: Only students who have visited the course 227-0664-00L and passed the test at the end of the semester, may sign up for this course.

STP students have priority.
W3 credits2AT. Schmidt, V. Wood
701-1562-00LCases in Environmental Policy and Decision Making Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.
W6 credits4PA. Patt, E. Lieberherr, M. Morosini, J. Wilkes-Allemann
860-0012-01LCooperation and Conflict Over International Water Resources, In-Depth Case Study Restricted registration - show details
Only for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc and PhD students

Prerequisite: you have to be enrolled in 860-0012-00L during the same semester.
W3 credits2AB. Wehrli, T. Bernauer
Electives
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
851-0585-38LData Science in Techno-Socio-Economic Systems Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 80

This course is thought be for students in the 5th semester or above with quantitative skills and interests in modeling and computer simulations.

Particularly suitable for students of D-INFK, D-ITET, D-MAVT, D-MTEC, D-PHYS
W3 credits3SN. Antulov-Fantulin
102-0488-00LWater Resources ManagementW3 credits2GP. Burlando
118-0112-00LParticipatory and Integrated Water Resources Planning Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.

The course is complementary to "Water Resources Management" (102-0488-00L).
W3 credits4VA. Castelletti
351-0778-00LDiscovering Management
Entry level course in management for BSc, MSc and PHD students at all levels not belonging to D-MTEC.
This course can be complemented with Discovering Management (Excercises) 351-0778-01L.
W3 credits3GL. De Cuyper, S. Brusoni, B. Clarysse, S. Feuerriegel, V. Hoffmann, T. Netland, G. von Krogh
351-0778-01LDiscovering Management (Exercises)
Complementary exercises for the module Discovering Managment.

Prerequisite: Participation and successful completion of the module Discovering Management (351-0778-00L) is mandatory.
W1 credit1UB. Clarysse
101-0588-01LRe-/Source the Built EnvironmentW3 credits2SG. Habert
118-0111-00LSustainability and Water Resources Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 16.

Suitable for MSc and PhD students.
Automatic admittance is given to students of MAS Sustainable Water Resources. All other registrations accepted until capacity is reached.
W3 credits2GD. Molnar, P. Burlando
118-0113-00LWater Governance: Challenges and Solutions Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants is limited to 16.

Suitable for MSc and PhD Students. Automatic admittance is given to students of the MAS in Sustainable Water Resources. All other registrations are accepted until capacity is reached.
W1 credit2GP. Burlando, D. Molnar
860-0024-00LDigital Society: Ethical, Societal and Economic Challenges Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants is limited to 35
W3 credits2VM. M. Dapp
860-0022-00LComplexity and Global Systems Science Information Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
Number of participants limited to 64.

Prerequisites: solid mathematical skills.

Particularly suitable for students of D-ITET, D-MAVT and ISTP
W3 credits2VD. Helbing
052-0708-00LUrban Design IV Information W2 credits2VH. Klumpner, S. V. Baur
851-0586-02LThe Spectacles of MeasurementW3 credits2VU. Brandes
860-0017-00LScience Communication Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 10.

STP Students have priority.
W6 credits3GA. Wenger, M. Dunn Cavelty, C. Elhardt
860-0001-01LPublic Institutions and Policy-Making Processes; Research Paper Restricted registration - show details
Only for MSc Science, Technology, and Policy.

Prerequisite: you have to be enrolled in 860-0001-00L during the same semester.
W3 credits3AT. Bernauer, S. Bechtold, F. Schimmelfennig
Internship (ONLY for Regulations 2015)
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
860-0800-00LInternship Restricted registration - show details
Only for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc.
W0 creditsexternal organisers
Internship (ONLY for Regulations 2019)
Only for regulations 2019. The performance counts as electives.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
860-0600-00LInternship - Short
Only for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc, Programme regulations 2019.
W6 creditsexternal organisers
860-0700-00LInternship - Long
Only for Science, Technology, and Policy MSc, Programme regulations 2019.
W12 creditsexternal organisers
Master's Thesis
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
860-0900-00LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfill the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme.
O30 credits64DProfessors