First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM111 History of Culture I Compulsory 1 1 3
Objectives of the Course
Definition and discussion of the concept of culture and the examination of different epochs of cultural history is the goal of teaching
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 Students will be able to distinguish between different literary trends
2 Students will be familiar with the most important authors
3 Students will acquire general knowledge about cultural history
4 Students will recognize the socio-cultural structure of the period.
5 Students will have information abou the period.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
Cultural features and dominant trends of the Middle Age will be studied and described.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Definitions about the term cultur
2 Reading texts about culture history
3 Relationship between European and German cultural history
4 The meaning of the fairy tale
5 Interpretation of the Germania
6 Interpretation of the Germania
7 Significance of the cultural history of Germania
8 Midterm
9 Relanvance from chevaliers
10 Relanvance from chevaliers
11 Chevaliers and their virtues
12 Superstitiousness in medieval times
13 Hygiene in medieval times
14 Crime, punishment and torture in medieval times
15 Marriage and family life in medieval times
16 study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Egon Fiedel: Kulturgeschichte
Parry: Menschen, Werke und Epochen. Eine Einführung in die deutsche Kulturgeschichte
Rössman= Kulturgeschichte im Grundriss
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Description method is used as learning activity and teaching method in this course
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 2 14 28
Pre Class Self Study 1 14 14
Post Class Self Study 1 14 14
Post Application Self Study 0 0 0
Final Preparation 1 14 14
Total 5 56 70
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