UCJNNPLCH Detailed regional studies of Austria and Switzerland

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
PhDr. Mathias Becker, M.A. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Miroslav Urbanec, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Miroslav Urbanec, Ph.D.
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UCJNNPLCH/A: Thu 14:45–16:20 LUCJ, M. Becker
without precondition
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the history and culture of Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. In the center of attention are selected historical epochs, their most important events and personalities. Attention is also paid to cultural life, geography, economics, gastronomy, customs and traditions of individual countries.
Learning outcomes
The student is able to identify and describe the most important historical epochs in the history of the countries studied. The student is able to identify and summarize the most important features of political, economic and cultural life in each country.
  • 1. Politisches System Österreichs
  • 2. Medien, Sport und Kunst in Österreich
  • 3. Österreich und Tourismus
  • 4. Österreichische Geschichte
  • 5. Tschechisch-österreichische Beziehungen
  • 6. Österreichische Feste, Traditionen und Küche
  • 7. Politisches und soziales System der Schweiz
  • 8. Medien, Sport und Kunst in der Schweiz
  • 9. Die Schweiz und Tourismus
  • 10. Schweizerische Geschichte
  • 11. Die Schweiz und ihre Beziehungen mit der EU
  • 12. Schweizerische Feste, Traditionen und Küche
  • 13. Zusammenfassung, Diskussion
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussion, group projects, presentations.
Assessment methods
aktivní spolupráce, prezentace
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020.
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