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290433 PS Evaluation Procedures, Spatial and Environmental Impact Assessment (2020S)

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 serve).


max. 30 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Die LV-Einheiten werden ab 11.03. als Distance-Learning Einheiten organisiert. Die vorgesehen Gruppenarbeiten werden durch indivduell zu erbringende Teilaufgaben ersetzt. Mehr Info siehe Moodle.

Friday 06.03. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Tuesday 10.03. 18:45 - 20:15 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 27.03. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Thursday 23.04. 18:45 - 20:15 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 24.04. 14:15 - 15:45 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Friday 08.05. 14:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 15.05. 14:15 - 15:45 Hörsaal 4C Geographie NIG 4.OG C0409
Friday 19.06. 14:15 - 17:30 Seminarraum Geographie NIG 5.OG C0528
Monday 29.06. 18:00 - 19:30 Hörsaal 5A Geographie NIG 5.OG A0518


Aims, contents and method of the course

This course addresses students in the advanced study period. It aims at the increase of methodological knowledge in general and to become more acquainted with the planning instruments in regional planning in special. The thematic main focus of the course lies in environmental impact assessment, spatial impact assessment, strategic environmental assessment (SEA) and the methods of evaluation (in particular in European regional policy). The variety of methods will be highlighted as well as the potentials and limitations of these planning instruments.

Assessment and permitted materials

continuous assessment of course work
working in small groups for specific example cases
final written test

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- Presence in the course (two absences tolerated
- Oral presentation and written report by a small Group (50%)
- final written test (50%)

Examination topics

The course is divided into a lecture and a practice part. In the practice part the students will work in teams to analyse practical planning examples and to subject them a critical reflection.

Reading list

Spatial Planning in Austria with Referencies to Spatial Development and regional Policy. ÖROK-series 202 EN.

Association in the course directory

(MG-W3-PI) (MG-W5-PI) (MR3-PI)

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:21