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300670 VO Legal basics and implementation in nature conservation (2020W)

with an emphasis on EU Nature Directives

5.00 ECTS (3.00 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

The lecture will be held digital.

Friday 02.10. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 09.10. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 16.10. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 23.10. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 06.11. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 13.11. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 20.11. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 27.11. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 04.12. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital
Friday 11.12. 08:30 - 12:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Legal and administrative foundations of nature conservation on national and international level (provincial Nature Cconservation Laws, EU Nature Directives, international conventions). Implementation of the EU nature conservation legislation in Austria and the EU Member States: Site designation (Natura 2000), establishment of site management, procedure of appropriate assessment of plans and projects, monitoring of conservation status, evaluation and report to the European Commission, species protection regime.

Assessment and permitted materials

Dependent on the number of candidates: oral or written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The main objective of the lecture is to teach the Framework of national and international nature protection law and how it is implemented technically.

Examination topics

PowerPoint-Presentation, Handouts

Reading list

Will be indicated and/or distributed during the lectures.

Association in the course directory

MNB 3, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04,

Last modified: We 25.08.2021 09:08