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4705149: International Conference Participation and Paper Presentation

Semester:SS 19
Type:Module
Language:English/German
ECTS-Credits:5.0
Scheduled in semester:4
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:20.0 L / 15.0 h
Self-directed study time:135.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers

Curricula

Doctoral degree programme in Architecture and Planning (01.09.2010)

Description

The main objective is to provide opportunities of engagement at a high level of research development, and of networking at international conferences. The focus is on presenting and arguing the PhD candidates' research in a competitive and international scientific environment. Paper submissions are to be vetted through an expert academic committee. This module is to develop the communicative competence of candidates. Students participating in this module will find themselves in an internationally acknowledged conference in architecture and planning suitable to their area of focus. They will receive critical comments and feedback on their research project by experienced faculty members, conference delegates and other student participants.

Lecture Goals

The primary objective of the conference participation and paper presentation is to present, argue and advance the candidates' doctoral research in an international, scientifically relevant conference.

Learning Outcomes

Successful participation will strengthen students' understanding of competitive scientific discourse, documentation and career development through conference participation and publishing.

Qualifications

Lectures Method

Preparation of paper and presentation

Exam Modalities

The students will be assessed in this module through:

  • competitive paper review process
  • line of argument and discourse
  • formal presentation aspects
  • research paper presentation
  • event report and evaluation
  • quality of proceedings publication

Comments

Module availability:
In coordination with supervisor: upon application and successful submission of a paper at an international conference relevant to the focus of the candidates' dissertation, in architectural design theory; low-carbon building technology and building integrated sustainability systems; or sustainable spatial development, urban and regional planning and design, or an approved related field.