Fakultät Chemie und Geowissenschaften at the Uni Heidelberg
- Berliner Straße 48
- 69120 Heidelberg
- Phone: +49 6221 54-4570
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingBroad positioning of the subject in all subfields of geography (geoinformatics, human geography, physical geography, social/environmental research); integrative approach in theory, methods and application; English-language and interdisciplinary courses; courses from the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg Center for the Environment; courses from the Master's degree courses Governance of Risks and Resources (in Chile) and Geoarchaeology, Regional Governance; international teaching cooperation (4EU+, e.g. Prague, Paris, Milan).
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversity Bergen, Norwegen; Stockholm University, Schweden; Loughborough University, Großbritannien; Charles University Prague, Tschechien; Paris Diderot, Frankreich; Eötvös Lorand University Budapest, Ungarn; Universidad de Salamanca, Spanien; Universitatea Bukaresti, Rumänien; Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Universidad Católica de Chile, University of Illinois Urabana-Champaign, USA
Special features regarding the equipmentExcellently equipped laboratory for soil, water and sediment samples: including (solid) AAS, CNS, (fluorescence) photometer, microscopy with digital microscope. Image processing, susceptibility determination for sediment cores, soil physics; 48-channel refraction seismics, geoelectrics, geomagnetics, electromagnetics, total station, DGPS, drilling platform, mobile X-ray fluorescence analysis, drilling equipment, hydro-climatic field station (outdoor laboratory); luminescence laboratory (dating of soils and sediments). LiDAR Lab; 3D measurement systems (terrestrial laser scanners, low-cost 3D scanners), laser scanning drone, RTK GNSS; SozioLab.
Special features regarding research activitiesStrong networking with interdisciplinary centres of the university, e.g. through bridge professorships; Heidelberg Centre for the Environment, Heidelberg Centre for American Studies, South Asia Institute, Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Computing, HCIAS; international orientation of research (e.g. China, Taiwan, Mongolia, India, USA & Canada, Latin America, Middle East); affiliated institute Heidelberg Institute for Geoinformation Technology HeiGIT; interdisciplinary/international networking in the focus area of geoarchaeology; TdLab: Transdisciplinary research and teaching with a focus on climate change
Other special featuresIntensive linking of research and teaching, e.g. by integrating courses into ongoing research projects, e.g. in the context of field placements (research-based learning); innovative university teaching in geography (teaching space geography, e-learning offers), development and implementation of research-oriented teaching concepts; interdisciplinary research and teaching, e.g. in the association of the Heidelberg Centre for the Environment; extensive map collection; annual graduation ceremony for alumni cultivation (cooperation with Heidelberg Geographical Society); student internship initiative.
Further information on research activitieswww.geog.uni-heidelberg.de/professuren/index.html
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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