Abbreviation for cum tempore (Latin for with time). Any teaching events with c.t. in front of them begin a quarter of an hour later than scheduled (the “academic quarter”).


Grounds of the higher educational institution.


Mensa. A small cafeteria or snack bar, especially one in a school, university or place of work.


Schein. Document certifying attendance and satisfactory participation in a course.


Kolloquium. An academic seminar usually led by a different lecturer and on a different topic at each meeting.

Cooperative State University

Duale Hochschule. Institution of tertiary education, (in seven federal states), offering three-year courses of academic training combined with practical professional in-company training within a dual system (duales System) i.e. in the study institution and in the workplace. Students must also find a company to train in.


Fach. Course or class, e.g. Mathematics 2, Physics 1, Introduction to Electronics. Some courses consist of lectures and lab or exercise components.

Course Catalogue


Course Directory

Kommentiertes Vorlesungsverzeichnis. A complete listing of all courses offered by a department. It supplements the Vorlesungsverzeichnis, the general university catalog. It provides a more detailed description of each course and lecture. The registration dates for courses are also given along with the addresses and office times of lecturers and professors.


Lehrplan. Curriculum – course content and structure.