Course Structure and Content

The Bachelor Architecture Programme serves primarily to impart scientific, practically oriented basic knowledge, as well as competencies in methodology, professional expertise and skills, in addition to key qualifications that future architects will need such team spirit, presentation techniques and public speaking. Bachelor degree holders possess the necessary qualifications to perform practical tasks or to conduct research under supervision.

The Bachelor programme comprises six semesters and requires both elective and compulsory modules. Modules taught by the 25 Chairs are arranged in the following module fields:

  • History and Theory: Architectural History, Art History, Theory of Architecture, Historic Preservation, Building Surveys, History of Building Technology
  • Building Technology: Structures, Building Construction, Building Physics, Technical Building Services
  • Arts: Graphic Representation, Design
  • Economics and Law: Construction Planning, Construction, Planning and Construction Economics
  • Urban Design: Urban Design, Landscape Design
  • Design: Design Methodology, Building Science, Residential Buildings, Public Housing, Traffic Structures, Building Conservation, Urban Design, and Landscape Design

A detailed catalog of compulsory and elective modules, as well as their distribution among semesters can be downloaded at the following link:

In addition to traditional teaching methods such as lectures and seminars, the design studio is also an integral part of architectural studies. Accompanied by their teachers, students learn to solve problems in a practice-oriented, progressive and purposeful manner. They also learn drafting techniques so that they can clearly envision and express their ideas in the form of plans, sections elevations or three-dimensional digital and physical models.

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