4008430: Semester abroad

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Semester:WS 15/16
Scheduled in semester:3
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:0.0 L / 0.0 h
Self-directed study time:840.0 h


Master's degree programme in Architecture (01.09.2014)


The third semester is reserved for continuing the master's degree programme at one of our partner universities across the globe. The courses selected in the learning agreement must be the equivalent of 28 ECTS (minimum). In case of less than 28 ECTS are achieved up to 24 ECTS can be compensated by successfully completing additional "Elective Courses" from the Master's degree programme in architecture at the University of Liechtenstein (up to 12 ECTS) and by passing an additional "Design Studio 3" (12 ECTS).

Learning Outcomes

Professional competence

  • Integrate the contents of the courses into personal design and planning work.
  • Communicate complex ideas and concepts comprehensibly in visual, oral and written forms.
  • Develop a broad knowledge of the tasks and current issues of design realities in architecture and planning.
  • Acquire a basic professional vocabulary and an awareness of evolving meanings of these terms over different historical periods and in different cultural contexts.
  • Present and evaluate arguments, information and ideas concerning the related disciplines.

Methodological competence
  • Demonstrate methodical competencies ranging from structured observation, critical evaluation, literature review, financial assessment to the set of methods in inquiry by design among others (depending on courses selected)

Social competence
  • Communicate appropriately, coherently and professionally within a different cultural context

Personal competence
  • Integrate into and successfully adapt to foreign cultures and customs


Admission Requirements

for registration:
Agreement between the Academic Director and the International Office on the nomination of the candidate


Abstraktes Modul zur Anerkennung von Leistungen im Auslandssemester.