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290085 SE Bachelorseminar Spatial Research and Spatial Planning (2020W)

the Spatiality of Services of General Interest

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

Das Bachelorseminar wird nur im Wintersemester angeboten.


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


max. 25 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The seminar starts in the lecture room (2 sessions). After that digital teaching only.

Wednesday 07.10. 14:30 - 16:30 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Wednesday 14.10. 14:30 - 16:30 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Wednesday 21.10. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 28.10. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 04.11. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 11.11. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 02.12. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 20.01. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital
Wednesday 27.01. 14:30 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

In the seminar students will deal with contemporary issues in spatial planning and development. The seminar aims to trigger critical thinking and the understanding of spatial planning and its scope of action. Thematic focus: current challenges of the geography/ spatial development of services of general interest (social, economic and technical infrastructures), related spatial development concepts and empirical spatial research.

Assessment and permitted materials

Each participant has to give an presentation (15min audioPPT + forum discussion) and a written seminar paper (circa 20 pages). The participants will get the chance to choose from different themes to prepare their assignments. The seminar prepares the students for an independent preparation of a bachelor thesis.

The assignment for a topic will be possible from 8 to 12 October
2020 on via moodle for participants.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Weight of achievements: Oral presentation and discussion 45%, written seminar paper 45%. 10% Active Participation;

Examination topics

Individually; according to topic.

Reading list

Individually; according to topic.

Association in the course directory

(BA GG 8.1) (L2-c-zSE) (MA UF GW 02-1)

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