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280.208 Spatial development strategies
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020S, SE, 1.5h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand economic valuation and monetizing methods of environmental goods (ecosystem services) and to conduct their own scientific studies.

Subject of course

- Concept of ecosystem services

- Linkages between ecosystem functions and human welfare, and planning

- Economic valuation methods

- Case studies and examples


Teaching methods

Lectures, plenary debates, seminar papers, presentations

Mode of examination


Additional information

The seminar will be taught in English (if international students are present); presentations will be in English, seminar papers can be written in German.

For writing your seminar paper, please consider our guidelines at

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Wed14:00 - 15:0011.03.2020Seminarraum W92 First seminar unit
Wed15:00 - 16:0018.03.2020 Web Meeting at seminar, organisational details, preparation of group work
Thu09:00 - 12:0026.03.2020 Web Lecture: - Meeting ID: 115 666 375 - Password: 007067Introductory lecture, second seminar unit (guest lecture by Prof. Mara Thiene, via Webinar)
Thu15:00 - 17:0026.03.2020 Web Lecture: - Meeting ID: 528 059 940 - Password: 010742Guest lecture, Prof. Mara Thiene (Padova)
Thu13:00 - 16:0002.04.2020 Web Meeting at seminar unit: research questions
Thu13:00 - 17:0007.05.2020 Web conference: seminar unit: work progress
Fri09:00 - 13:0012.06.2020 Web conference: seminar unit: final presentations
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

Seminar papers, presentations

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
30.01.2020 00:00 02.03.2020 23:55


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 440 Spatial Planning Mandatory1. Semester


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