RESET is a two-year full-time study program that starts in the winter semester (October). Students are required to complete a total of 120 ECTS credits in order to graduate. The curriculum is based on mandatory and elective modules (90 credits) and a Master’s thesis (30 credits). The language of instruction is English.
The first term
The first term is dedicated to introducing students to the social, economic, political, media and legal aspects of innovation, controversies and responsibility in science and technology. This is facilitated by an innovative term structure, immersive projects, and by hands-on training in STS research methods.
The second term
The second term provides in-depth introductions to STEM fields, complemented by three elective specialization lectures and seminars in key STS fields.
The third term
The third term primarily serves to gain practical experience through an internship and a research project. Students also publish a blog and organize an interdisciplinary science workshop.
The fourth term
The fourth term is reserved for the Master’s thesis, through which students learn how to carry out research that is highly relevant to stakeholders in academia, industry, government and NGOs.