Module Handbook

  • Dynamischer Default-Fachbereich geändert auf BIO

Course BIO-TPH-04-K

Physiological, biological and clinical aspects of hearing (4V, 6.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
4 V Lecture 6.0 CP 56 h 124 h
(4V) 6.0 CP 56 h 124 h


CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Language [DE/EN] German or English as required
Area of study [BIO-TPH] Animal Physiology
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Studierende können auch den Physikteil oder den Biologieteil allein belegen. In diesem Fall werden je 2 SWS und 3 CP angerechnet.

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: written exam and seminar paper


Biological Topics: From outer ear to cochlea; evolution of auditory ossicles; hair sensory cells; mechanical-electrical transduction; active cochlear amplifier (prestin); K+-circulation; adaption of transduction; ontogenesis inner ear; degeneration and regeneration; genetic aspects of deafnes; central auditory system: auditory brainstem, telecephalon; sound localization, space maps; olivocochlear system; echolocation; speech


Literature will be disclosed during the lecture.

Requirements for attendance (informal)

Target audience: Predominantly students of Biology, Biophysics, and Electrical Engineering (4th semester and higher)

Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [BIO-TPH-04-K]

Module Name Context
[BIO-TM1-M-4#7] Theoriemodul 1: „Biologische und Biologie-verwandte Theorie“ WP: Obligation to choose 4V, 6.0 LP