It usually consists of two elements; two forms of teaching
The typical forms of teaching are: V (Vorlesung): Lectures Ü (Übung): Tutorials S (Seminar): Seminar PG (Projektgruppe): Project Group
A typical combination is V plus Ü.
Seminars consists of one form of teaching. Besides regular attendance, a typical seminar requires the student to write a paper and present it in the classroom.Seminars typically require individual registration and some preparation during the semester break.
Project Groups are formed within a course and consist of a small number of students, jointly working on a project defined in the course.