231.440 Spatial Planning
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to demonstrate a basic understanding of the spatial planning discipline. Students can name basic formal and informal spatial planning tools and implement basic planning goals and principles.

Subject of course

1. Introduction in spatial and regional planning
- Basic functions of existence as a goal of spatial planning 
- Functions and goals 
- Consideration of historic development
- Challenges to regional planning today 
2. Land-use planning regulations 
- Functions and goals 
3. Planning goals and principles 
4. Comprehensive regional planning
5. Local planning 
- Local development plans 
- Buildiung regulation plans
- Development plans
6. Separation of functions on developed land

Please note the reservation dates. 

Teaching methods


Mode of examination


Additional information

Assignment in the Master's programme in Civil Engineering (Study code: 066 505):
Module 2 of the specialisation Traffic & Mobility;
Module 3 of the other specialisations

The lecture takes place as a block course.



Course dates

Wed16:00 - 18:0013.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99809433927Kanonier: Einführung
Wed16:00 - 18:0003.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99809433927Kanonier: Örtliche Raumplanung, Flächenwidmungsplan
Wed16:00 - 18:0010.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99809433927Kanonier: Flächenwidmung: Kriterien, Verfahren
Wed16:00 - 18:0017.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99809433927Kanonier: Bebauungsplanung
Wed16:00 - 18:0024.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99809433927Kanonier: Raumordnung-Naturgefahrenmanagement
Wed16:00 - 18:3001.12.2021 via ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Planungssystematik in Österreich, ÖREK 2030
Wed16:00 - 18:3015.12.2021 via ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Formelle und informelle Instrumente
Wed16:00 - 18:3019.01.2022 via ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Regionale Planungspraxis (Beispiele aus Ö)
Tue16:00 - 18:3025.01.2022 via ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Regionale Planungspraxis (Beispiele aus Ö)
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Written online exam

Selected exams will take place ONLINE. The exam is written in TUWEL, the exam supervision takes place in a ZOOM meeting running simultaneously. Detailed information about the exam procedures as well as access information for the supervision room in ZOOM will be sent to you via TISS news prior to the exam.

Online examination guide of the Research Unit of Regional Planning and Regional Development.

FAQ online exams

What do I need for the online exam?
You need a stable internet connection, a primary device equipped with a webcam and a working microphone (laptop or smartphone), a second device with keyboard and screen (for taking the exam) and your TU Vienna student ID.

What does the exam mode look like?
The exam consists of three open-ended questions that can be answered either by keyboard input or handwritten.

When and how do I get the details on the exam procedure?
You will receive the access link to the meeting room in ZOOM as well as all information about the procedure via TISS news the day before the exam.

How do I get access to the TUWEL course if I am registered for the exam but not for the course?
You will be added to the TUWEL course immediately after the registration deadline. Please refer to the exam registration page for the registration deadline.

Am I allowed to use any other resources during the exam?
No, the exam is not an open book exam.

Is the exam recorded?


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Fri10:00 - 12:0007.10.2022HS 13 Ernst Melan - RPL written07.09.2022 12:00 - 04.10.2022 23:59TISSRaumplanung und Raumordnung 07.10.2022 | PRÄSENZPRÜFUNG

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
07.10.2021 00:01 02.11.2021 22:50 02.11.2021 22:50

Registration modalities

Vorbesprechung und Terminfestlegung



a. ÖSTERREICHISCHE RAUMORDNUNGSKONFERENZ (2018): Raumordnung in Österreich. ÖROK Schriftenreihe Nr. 202. Wien. 
b. ÖSTERREICHISCHE RAUMORDNUNGSKONFERENZ (2021): Österreichisches Raumentwicklungskonzept 2030. ÖROK Schriftenreihe Nr. 210, Wien. 
c. ÖSTERREICHISCHE RAUMORDNUNGSKONFERENZ (2021): 16. Raumordnungsbericht. ÖROK Schriftenreihe Nr. 209,. Wien.
d. SCHINDEGGER, Friedrich (1999): Raum. Planung. Politik. Wien.

Teil Dillinger:

Previous knowledge