Universität Wien FIND

290222 VU Introduction to economic geography (for TA students) (2010S)

4.50 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work

MI wtl von 10.03.2010 bis 30.06.2010

Vorlesungsteil MI 08.00-10.00 Ort: Hörsaal II NIG Erdgeschoß

Übungsteil MI 10.00-11.00 oder 11-12.00 Ort: Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518 bzw. MI 10.00-11.00 oder 11-12.00 Ort: Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528

Anmeldungen zur Lehrveranstaltung sind bis 7.3.2010 über die eLearning Plattform möglich.


Language: German



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course is designed for TA students in their second semester. Main targets are (1) the development of basic understandings for important interrelations between economic, social, ecological and spatial processes, (2) the acquaintance with different traditions to perform the art of economic geography, (3) the knowledge of and critical reflection on different theoretical approaches, concepts and models which are used in economic geography.

Assessment and permitted materials

Requirements for graduation are (1) regular attendence in tutorial parts, (2) several homework preparations, (3) active participation in tutorials, (4) short paper (discussing a current newspaper article on geo-economic dynamics) at the end of the course and (5) a written exam at the end of the course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

The course is divided in a lecture part (2 hours per week) and a tutorial part (1 hour per week, four groups supervised by tutors) in which the relevance of different concepts and models for analysing present socioeconomic dynamics will be discussed.

Reading list

Association in the course directory

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