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Program Structure

The Study Program for Seniors is a "Certificate Program" offered by TU Dortmund University. The certification of the successful completion of the study program requires:

- a total of 25 certificates of attendance of different courses in six modules,

- an internship together with an internship report,

- and a final paper.

Modules

The Study Program for Seniors at TU Dortmund University has a total of six modules:

  • Module 1: Colloquium
  • Module 2: Skills for civic engagement
  • Module 3: Subject-specific studies
  • Module 4: Elective Courses
  • Module 5: Internship
  • Module 6: Final paper

Study plan

 

  1. Semester
  • Colloquium (Module 1)
  • 4 courses (Module 2, Module 3 and/or Module 4)
  1. Semester
  • Colloquium (Module 1)
  • 4 courses (Module 2, Module 3 and/or Module 4)
  • Internship (Module 5)
  1. Semester
  • Colloquium (Module 1)
  • 4 courses (Module 2, Module 3 and/or Module 4)
  1. Semester
  • Colloquium (Module 1)
  • 4 courses (Module 2, Module 3 and/or Module 4)
  1. Semester
  • Colloquium (Module 1)
  • 4 courses (Module 2, Module 3 and/or Module 4)
  • Final Paper (Module 6)

 The main focus of the program lies on the following subjects:

  • Social gerontology
  • Sociology
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Philosophy
  • Protestant and Catholic Theology
  • Rehabilitation Science 

The courses that can be taken as part of the program are published in the "Catalog of Selected Courses" before the start of each semester.

For further information please contact the service and counselling team.