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290060 VO Spatial Planning and Regional Policy (2019W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie

Diese LV gilt im Bachelorstudium UF GW als VO Grundlagen und Konzepte der Raumforschung und Raumordnung


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


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 14.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 21.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 28.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 04.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 11.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 18.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 25.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 02.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 09.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 16.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 13.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß
Monday 20.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal III NIG Erdgeschoß


Aims, contents and method of the course

In its first part the lecture will focus on current challenges spatial planning is faced with in Austria and Germany. Main topics are spatial planning strategies at regional and at municipal level. Stemming land consumption, prevention of urban sprawl and approaches to enhancing cooperative planning routines at regional level will be some of the covered topics.

The second part deals with aims, measures, instruments, institutions and actors of regional policy in Austria and the European Union. Based on current strategy documents, programmes and projects, the course shows main trends and challenges of European regional policy, the implementation of measures on different spatial scales and their evaluation. Topics are among others promotion of infrastructure development, businesses, human capital and innovation, which are looked at in the light of the overall goals of cohesion, growth, stability and sustainability.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam at the end of the course. Due to the COVID-Virus all exams starting with May will be held digitally. See information on moodle for the new mode of the exams. Registration for the exam as usual via uspace!

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Participation in the course and written exam
Before COVID: Notenschlüssel: 5+5 questions | 1 full point per question possible; or partially right answers 0-0,25-0,5-0,75-1
Digital exam due to COVID: Notenschlüssel: 1+1 Fragen | je 5 volle Punkt mögl. in den Schritten 0-0,25-0,5-0,75-1

Sehr gut 10-9 | Gut 8,75-7,75 | Befriedigend 7,5-6,5 | Genügend 6,25-5,25 | Nicht genügend =<5

Examination topics

Contents of the courses. Zusätzlich zu den Inhalten der LV-Einheiten wird in der digitalen Prüfung verlangt, zur jeweiligen Frage ein passendes Beispiel zu recherchieren (mittels Internetrecherche auf Websites oder online verfügbarer Literatur). Da alle Hilfsmittel zur Beantwortung erlaubt sind, zielt dieser Teil der Frage darauf ab zu prüfen, ob die Inhalte verstanden worden sind und ob das Wissen korrekt angewendet werden kann (siehe auch Aufbau der Fragen und Beurteilungsmaßstab).

Reading list

Chilla, Tobias, Kühne Olaf, Neufeld, Markus (2016): Regionalentwicklung. Stuttgart : Verlag Eugen Ulmer.

Fürst, D., und Scholles F., (Hrsg.) (2008): Handbuch Theorien und Methoden der Raum- und Umweltplanung. 3., vollst. überarb. Aufl. Dortmund: Rohn.

Gruber M., Kanonier A., Pohn-Weidinger S., Schindelegger A. (2018): Raumordnung in Österreich und Bezüge zur Raumentwicklung und Regionalpolitik. ÖROK (Hrsg.), Wien: ÖROK. (= ÖROK-Schriftenreihe 202).

Priebs, Axel (2013): Raumordnung in Deutschland

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 8.1) (L2-c1) (BA UF GW 17)

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