Universität Wien FIND

300379 VO Nature in our hands (2018W)

Introduction to species and area conservation

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


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


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Beginn 5.2.2019: 1015 Uhr im HS II

Tuesday 05.02. 10:15 - 12:30 Hörsaal 2
Wednesday 06.02. 10:15 - 12:30 Hörsaal 2
Thursday 07.02. 09:30 - 12:00 Hörsaal 2
Friday 08.02. 10:15 - 12:30 Hörsaal 2
Monday 11.02. 10:15 - 12:30 Hörsaal 2


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture series deals with the topis: Why conservation of nature? Which are the international and national categories of species and area conservation? Which are the tasks and legal duties to be implemented? The problems of species release and reintroduction, revitalisation and management, as well as monitoring and evaluation of conservation programs are discussed. Austrian case studies illustrate praxis and conflicts.

Assessment and permitted materials

one-hour written exam at the end of the lecture block, additional terms are announced.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The participants avail knowledge on the international and national categories of nature conservation and the legal consequences. They are aware of problems in conservation praxis.

Examination topics

lecture with powerpoint presentation

Reading list

Association in the course directory

BIO 5, UF BU 10

Last modified: Sa 22.10.2022 00:30