12:48 Aug 4, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: SWS
University Study courses
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Course name > # between 01-04 > SWS > lecture or practical exercise

We are looking for the meaning of the abreviation SWS(It's a German University)
Shannon Pfeil

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Dierk Seeburg



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This is the common abbreviation for Semesterwochenstunden which is the equivalent of semester hours or sem.hrs. to indicate how many hours per week the course is held (or how many hours the student gets credit for anyway - sometimes expressed as credit hours or cred.hrs.).

    Reference: http://www.fh-deggendorf.de/Et/Et/Lehrgebiete.html
    Reference: http://www.wiwi.uni-rostock.de/~verkehr/lehre.html
Dierk Seeburg
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