120.088 Projects in Development Aid
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2018W, VO, 1.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Aim of course

Goal of the lecture is showing the participants the challenges of development aid projects. The participants will see that skills like social competence and flexibility are essential for success.

Subject of course

The focus of the course is the development aid program Appear (Austrian Partnership Program in Higher Education and Research for Development). After a general introduction, five  speakers will present their respective projects. An essential aspect of the lectures are, in addition to the problem definition and the (technical) solution, the challenges of working in developing countries, dealing with inadequacies of the infrastructure, political developments, social challenges, economic conditions, etc.



Course dates

Mon17:15 - 19:0029.10.2018Seminarraum 124 Initial lecture
Fri17:00 - 18:4516.11.2018Seminarraum 366 Presentation Paul Spiesberger
Thu17:15 - 19:0022.11.2018Seminarraum 366 Presentation Aminata Fall
Thu17:00 - 18:4529.11.2018Seminarraum 366 Presentation Jakob Lederer
Thu17:15 - 19:0006.12.2018Seminarraum 366 Presentation Reinfried Mansberger
Thu17:00 - 18:4510.01.2019Seminarraum 366 Presentation Silke Drexler

Examination modalities

Short notes on the presentations, written exam

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2018 12:00 15.10.2018 12:00 15.10.2018 12:00


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