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Greening Africa Together Service Learning



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Seit WS 2019/20

Fakultät III

KT 2

Institut für Energietechnik

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Ziegler, Felix

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POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
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Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the course, students will be able to… - realize projects in international and intercultural teams to fulfill the needs of local communities in the partner countries of Greening Africa Together using renewable energy supply - use different methods to collect data for analyzing the needs of the target group - communicate interculturally and to reflect on this communication, online (during the preparation and evaluation) and in-person (while realizating the projects in the summer schools in the Partner countries) - conduct literature research and analyses of prior projects in the area and the sociocultural context to improve their own project work - network with different partners (local communities, cooperatives, business, administration) - realize their project work as a service learning project and know all necessary aspects of this concept


The international student groups develop projects according to the needs of the target groups as well as the thematic and technical orientation of the chosen working group in an autonomous manner. During summer schools, students realize their projects together with all international members of the working groups as well as the village committees and business partners.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS
Greening Africa Together PJ 0330 L 600 WS/SS English 2

Workload and Credit Points

Greening Africa Together (PJ):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Arbeitsgruppensitzungen 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Portfolioprüfung - Dokumentation und Abschlusspräsentation 1.0 20.0h 20.0h
Portfolioprüfung - Projektentwicklung 1.0 49.0h 49.0h
Summer School/Praxisphase 12.0 8.0h 96.0h
Vorbereitung der einzelnen Sitzungen 15.0 1.0h 15.0h
Workshops Präsenzzeit 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
240.0h(~8 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 240.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 8 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

Project work, service learning, lectures, workshops

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

A bachelor degree providing the necessary competences to realize renewable energy and green development projects. Undergraduate students with a proven relevant background and non-engineering students fitting to the projects are eligible too.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

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Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 points in total



Test elements

Name Points Categorie Duration/Extent
Final presentation 15 oral No information
Final report 15 written No information
Project outline (presentation) 10 oral No information
Project outline (report) 10 written No information
Proven social skills in the summer schools 15 practical No information
Self-evaluation 10 written No information
Technical quality of the final project 25 practical No information

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

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Duration of the Module

This module can be completed in 2 semesters.

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 20.

Registration Procedures

Voranmeldung per Email.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Recommended literature
No recommended literature given.

Assigned Degree Programs

This module is used in the following Degree Programs (new System):

Verwendungen (1)
Studiengänge: 1 Stupos: 1 Erstes Semester: WS 2020/21 Letztes Semester: offen

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Students of other degrees can participate in this module without capacity testing.


Linked to the DAAD University-Business Partnership. Partner countries: Senegal, DRCongo, Benin, Kenia, Uganda, Kamerun and other members of the Greening Africa Together Network Some mobility grants for summer school participation are available.