General electives

Allgemeinwissenschaftliche Wahlpflichtfächer (AW)

Most of these courses are taught in German and are offered by the Department of General and Interdisciplinary Studies. Incoming students should attend the first lesson and ask the lecturer if it is possible to take the course, provided that there are enough places. There is no need to register in advance.


The list of courses can be found in our current course table AW-Vorlesungsverzeichnis SS 2017 (PDF in German only)


Courses in English (Link)
Incoming students can register for courses in English during the registration session and go to the first lesson of their registered courses. If more students register than the number of places available, the lecturer will take a decision on course places after the first lesson, in consultation with those students who attend the first lesson. The decision will be made using a lottery system or according to the department in which the students are enrolled.


Other courses offered by the Department of General and Interdisciplinary Studies including UNIcert® language (Link) Incoming students should attend the first lesson and ask the lecturer if it is possible to take the class, provided that there are enough places. No pre-registration is needed. The list of courses can be found in our current course timetable.


Registering for examinations
Please register for exams using the general examination registration process for all Departments. Adresse (URL):
PRIMUSS Online-Services


Guidance in English on registering for examinations can be obtained from the International Affairs team shortly before the registration period starts. If you have any questions about registering for exams, please speak to a member of the International Affairs team .


Department 13 - Administrative Office

MON, THU 09.00 a.m. - 04.00 p.m. TUE, WED 09.00 a.m. - 01.00 p.m.

Silvia Demisch
Room: T 3.010

Tel.: 089 1265-4303
Fax: 089 1265-4302

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Ulrike Hoffmann
Room: T 3.010

Tel.: 089 1265-4301
Fax: 089 1265-4302