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290179 EX Field trip: Flight and Asylum in Austria (2019S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 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. 12 participants
Language: German



13. - 15.05.2019
Vorbesprechung: 22.03.2019; 9-11:00 Uhr


Aims, contents and method of the course

Student have deepened their human- and physical geographical knowledge on the topics of flight and asylum in Austria including aspects, such as arrival, basic service, access to education, border, etc. ).

The excursion focuses on the topics of flight and asylum through the political, cultural and physical geographical perspectives. Additionally the situation of people with migrational background and asylumseekers in Austria will be highlighted.

During the excursion we will visit different organizational institutions revolving around the subject of flight and asylum in Austria (around Vienna, Leoben and Graz). There, we will have expert lectures and interviews with responsibles of federal and state governed institutions, executives, NGOs, social stakeholders, economics and affected asylumseekers.

Assessment and permitted materials

- regular and active participation (30%)
- Blog (30%)
- Literature analysis (40%)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The grade is based on allocation of points. The maximum attainable points are 100 points.

For positive evaluation the following minimum requirements must be fulfilled.
- constant attendance
- a minimum of 55 points in total

Grading system:
>=90 points: very good
77-89 points: good
66-76 points: satisfactory
55-65 points: adequate
< 55 points: unsatisfactory

Examination topics

- regular and active participation
- Writing of daily Blog or respective poster
- Developing and implementing a workshop

Reading list

via moodle

Association in the course directory

(L2-EX) (BA UF GW 18)

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