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50399-01 - Colloquium: Introduction to Ongoing MSD Master's Thesis 1 CP

Semester spring semester 2021
Course frequency Every semester
Lecturers Paul Burger (, Assessor)
Patricia Holm (
Frank Christian Krysiak (
Content Within the study program of MSD 2017, students have to register 3 times in a 'master's thesis colloquium'. This colloquium 50339 on "ongoing master's thesis" is the first one to be attended (= colloquium A). The participants learn to understand the presented research designs, pose questions, and learn to give feedback.
Learning objectives Students
- learn to perceive and understand other presentations;
- get insights into other SD research topics;
- learn to give constructive, specific feedback and to discuss the presented research topics;
- learn to pose interesting questions on other student’s presentations.
Comments Schedule spring semester 2021:
Meeting 1: 12.03.21: starts at 14.15h (duration depends on the number of presentations).
Meeting 2: 23.04.21: starts at 14.15h (duration depends on the number of presentations).
Meeting 3: 04.06.21: starts at 09.15h (duration depends on the number of presentations).
Details regarding duration of each meeting are published with the program (usually sent out around 10 days before the meeting takes place).

This course is offered by MSD: Prof. Dr. Patricia Holm, Paul Burger (lead) and Frank Krysiak are heading the MSD teaching committee.


Admission requirements Only for students of the MSD. No other students admitted.

Course application Register on MOnA as soon as possible.
Language of instruction English
Use of digital media Online course


Interval irregular
Date 12.03.2021 – 04.06.2021
Time See details

on 12.03.21; 23.04.21 & 04.06.21: For details regarding schedule see 'comments'

Date Time Room
Friday 12.03.2021 14.15-19.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Friday 23.04.2021 14.15-19.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Friday 04.06.2021 09.15-19.00 - Online Präsenz -, --
Modules Module: Interdisciplinary Research in Sustainability (Master's Studies: Sustainable Development)
Assessment format continuous assessment
Assessment details Regular attendance. Details will be submitted at the beginning of the semester to registered course participants.
Assessment registration/deregistration Reg./dereg.: course registr./cancel registr. via MOnA
Repeat examination no repeat examination
Scale Pass / Fail
Repeated registration as often as necessary
Responsible faculty University of Basel
Offered by Departement Umweltwissenschaften