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Introduction to Organismic Biology
(dt. Einführung in die organismische Biologie für Lehramt an Gymnasien-Studierende)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
1) lecture (2,5 SWS) 2) recitation class (2,5 SWS),
180 hours (attendance in den Lehrveranstaltungen 52,5 h, preparation and follow-up inklusive Studienleistungen 97,5 h, Vorbereitung and Ablegen von Prüfungsleistungen 30 h)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): A list of species for each excursion
Examination type: Written examination (180 min.)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program LAaG Biologie.
½ Semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline


Forms of organization and evolutionary trends in the plant, fungal, and animal kingdoms. Populations, species communities, ecosystems. Threats to and protection of biological diversity. The students should acquire basic knowledge regarding the native flora and fauna through practical exercises in the field. In particular, the characteristics of important taxa and their habitats will be taught by addressing them in the field.

Qualification Goals


In this module, students will develop an understanding of the processes of phylogenesis, evolution, and ecology of organisms. They will also gain an insight into the flora and fauna of Central Europe.

Qualification goals:

The module provides basic biological knowledge in organismal biology.




Module imported from LAaG Biologie.

When studying M.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Biology.

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