Sports, Culture & Event Management PT
Apply Icon

Event Sciences (E)

level of course unit

first cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students acquire an overview of various social science theories and concepts that are closely related to event management.
The students develop an understanding of how these theories and concepts are anchored in the everyday handling of events and how they contribute to the social significance of events.
The students develop the critical handling of theories and concepts and the ability to analyze and synthesize information.
The students recognize connections between theory and practice.
The students master written and verbal communication in the English language.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The following social science topics are addressed in this course and treated in the context of events:
• Traditionen, rituals and rites
• Experience and performance
• Motivation
• Community and society

recommended or required reading

Getz, D. & Page, J. (2016). Event Studies: Theory, research and policy for planned events. 3rd ed. London: Taylor & Francis Ltd.
Moufakkir, O. & Pernecky, T. (2014). Ideological, Social and Cultural Aspects of Events. Wallingford (UK): CABI Publishing.

assessment methods and criteria

Academic Research Paper

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

integrated course, case studies, discussion, group work, presentations

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)


year of study

second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable