260.331 Legal basis of tourism and 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.

2020W, VU, 1.5h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the correlation between tourism development and spatial planning challenges and can understand regulatory efforts.

They are able to compare different categories for nature and landscape protection and know their meaning and requirements. The students can grasp the effects of protected areas on tourist developments and have a basic understanding of the conflicts and potentials that are associated with them.

The students build up knowledge on topics relevant to tourism, for example natural hazards, right of way and liability. You can also understand vacancies and rural depopulation as engines for tourism development and can critically examine regional and cultural identity and their relationship to tourism.

The students are able to analyze sustainability aspects and know quality standards for nature based tourism.

Subject of course

Correlation between tourism and spatial planning

Analysis of relevant tourism projects

Protected areas and natural hazards

Quality standards for sustainable tourism

Teaching methods

Lecture, Discussion, Presentations

Mode of examination



  • Feigl, Agnes


Course dates

Tue09:30 - 12:3027.10.2020 online (LIVE)Tourism and spatial planning
Tue09:30 - 11:0003.11.2020 - 10.11.2020 online (LIVE)Tourism and spatial planning
Tue09:30 - 12:3024.11.2020 online (LIVE)Tourism and spatial planning
Legal basis of tourism and spatial planning - Single appointments
Tue27.10.202009:30 - 12:30 onlineTourism and spatial planning
Tue03.11.202009:30 - 11:00 onlineTourism and spatial planning
Tue10.11.202009:30 - 11:00 onlineTourism and spatial planning
Tue24.11.202009:30 - 12:30 onlineTourism and spatial planning

Examination modalities

Proof of performance in the module is provided by fulfilling the attendance requirement, appropriate cooperation and the preparation and presentation of short presentations on specific topics, as well as the development of a tourism concept (design project) on a topic of your choice with reference to the current main topic "Weinviertel". This work is to be carried out in small groups of 2-3 students each. There are therefore no examinations for the individual courses.

Course registration

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Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 443 Architecture


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