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290034 EX Field Trip: Southern Vienna Basin (2017W)

Genesis, transformation and modernisation of an old industrial region

1.00 ECTS (0.50 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 35 participants
Language: German



Freitag, 20. Oktober 2017
Buskosten EUR 20,00 pro Person


Aims, contents and method of the course

The excursion is on Friday 20 October 2017. The excursion route leads through the Southern Vienna Basin, an old industrial area in the southeast of Lower Austria (Industrial District of Lower Austria). First, some traditional old industrial sites are visited in the middle section oft he southern Vienna Basin, then the Technopole and innovation node Wiener Neustadt and finally two industrial heavily influenced Alpine valleys (Triesting-, Piestingtal). The emergence and development of different economic spatial structures and their current transformation and modernization is to be presented. In this context, the important role of regional policy interventions is presented in detail.

Assessment and permitted materials

Protocol and discussion.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Getting to know the structures and processes of transformation in an old industrial space, discussion of regional policy strategies and measures.

Examination topics

Expert lectures along the route, discussions.

Reading list

Wird bei der Lehrveranstaltung bekanntgegeben.

Association in the course directory

(B11-7.3 ) (MG3-EX) (MR7-EX) (L2-EX) (BA UF GW 18)

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