307.471 Seminar for Master and PhD students
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022S, SE, 3.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Online

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • prepare a research question.
  • identify and analyze the current state of research.
  • cite foreign sources consistently.
  • critically analyze and question the results.
  • write a scientific paper.
  • present and defend the research results of a jury.

The students are enabled to work independently on scientific research questions.

Subject of course

In the course the students receive the necessary knowledge to carry out and treat a diploma thesis or dissertation.

Teaching methods

  • Presentation of the procedure for the preparation of scientific papers.
  • Independent elaboration of the scientific question.
  • Discussion of the results.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

When writing the thesis, observe the guidelines of the Vienna University of Technology for dealing with plagiarism:


Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Examination modalities

The proof of achievement is based on the written work and its defense against a jury.

Written exam with final oral defense.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering Not specified
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management Not specified


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

The necessary previous knowledge is based on the scientific question.