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290077 PS Preparatory course for field excursion: Urban Development in South-Eastern Europe (2021S)

(mandatory for participants of the field trip)

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

Die Teilnahme am vorbereitenden Proseminar ist verpflichtend für die Teilnehmer an der Exkursion.


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


max. 24 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

digitale und voraussichtlich ab 2. Semesterhälfte hybride (teils digitale / teils vor Ort) Durchführung

Further dates:
-) One June appointment
-) 2nd week of September

Wednesday 26.05. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 08.09. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß
Thursday 09.09. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal I NIG Erdgeschoß


Aims, contents and method of the course

It is the goal of this course to prepare students for an excursion to Southeast European cities. Students should develop a general view on urban development in Southeast Europe, to be discussed in class. Students should be enabled to interpret topics of urban geography from the viewpoint of the SEE periphery. Historical path dependencies as well as contemporary processes of urban development will be elaborated - with a focus on cities to be visited during the excursion.

Assessment and permitted materials

Pro-active participation, obligatory readings, writing and presentation of a proseminar paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

(Online) class presence obligatory. 50% participation and presentation, 50% proseminar paper, both of which with a positive grade

Examination topics

No exam - participation!

Reading list

Matznetter, W., Musil, R. (2020): Peripheral Metropolises in Southeast Europe. In: Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft 162, p. 9-24. DOI 10.1553/moegg162s9

Association in the course directory

(MG3-EX) (MG-W8) (MR7-EX) (MA UF GW 02)

Last modified: We 26.05.2021 11:29