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290101 EX Introductory Field Trip (Human and Physical Geography): Vienna (2020W)

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 serve).


max. 25 participants
Language: German



CANCELLED: postponed date: Friday 11 December 2020, 9-17 hrs. If the excursion cannot be held also in January 2021, assignments related to the excursion will be offered on Moodle as an alternative.


Aims, contents and method of the course

(1) Introduction into scientific observation for geographers. Excursions as a specific teaching device in geograpohy.
(2) Introduction into the regional geography of Vienna (as your university city)
(3) Experience the interlocking of physical geography topics in the natural landscape of the Vienna Woods with human geography topics in the cultural townscape of Nussdorf as a former industrial suburb

Assessment and permitted materials

written report, active participation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Presence, written report

Examination topics

Object-lession, lecture, discussion

Reading list

EMBLETON-HAMANN, C.-KEILER, M.- TEUFL, I. (Hg., 2009): Umweltstadtführer. Einblicke in die Natur einer Großstadt. Wien: Böhlau Verlag.
FASSMANN, H.- HATZ, G.- MATZNETTER, W. (Hg., 2009): Wien - Städtebauliche Strukturen und gesellschaftliche Entwicklungen. Wien: Böhlau Verlag.

Association in the course directory

(L2-EX) (BA UF GW 18)

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