280.249 Planning ethics
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, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • recognize basic positions of ethics and political philosophy as standards of individual and political action.
  • develop a critical understanding / awareness of value positions using the example of application cases and conflicts in spatial planning
  • apply reflection and argumentation from an ethical perspective
  • acquire and communicate independent ethical questions in the context of spatial planning

Subject of course

Integrative course (lecture + practical work)

Teaching methods

Self-determined and self-organized learning

Research (literature, projects, media)

Lecture, discussion, fishbowl and workshop

Mode of examination


Additional information

Bei der Vergabe der Übungsplätze werden Studierende im Masterstudium Raumplanung bevorzugt (Reihung nach Anmeldung), eventuell noch weitere verfügbare Plätze für Studierende im Bachelorstudium Raumplanung werden nach Reihung der Anmeldung vergeben - Anwesenheit für ALLE TeilnehmerInnen beim Kick-off vorausgesetzt! Bitte melden Sie sich für die entsprechende Gruppe an.



Course dates

Fri13:00 - 16:0002.10.2020 - 22.01.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893 (LIVE)planungsethik ws 20
Planning ethics - Single appointments
Fri02.10.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Kick-off und Input 1
Fri16.10.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Grundlagen
Fri23.10.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Werteworkshop G 1
Fri30.10.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Werteworkshop G 2
Fri06.11.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Werteworkshop G 3
Fri13.11.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Übungsthemen
Fri20.11.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Gastvortrag Toto
Fri27.11.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Gastvortrag Tötschinger
Fri04.12.202013:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Gastvortrag Heindl
Fri08.01.202113:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Essayfeedback
Fri15.01.202113:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Workshops
Fri22.01.202113:00 - 16:00 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/95862885893Workshops

Examination modalities

Individual Examination (50%):

  • 1 quote from lecture units with personal short statement (150 words) per lecture (3 quotes/statements from 5 lectures are obligatory in total) [15% of total assessment].
  • Writing an essay (800-1000 words) in essay week 8-18 December (individual homework, based on one of the quotations sent in, allocated by the LVA team, inclusion of literature) [25% of total assessment].
  • Collaboration, commitment, attendance [10% of total assessment]

Group Examination (5 persons, 50%)):

  • Exercise work on a topic of specialisation in a format of your choice (if written: approx. 10-12 pages/5,000 - 6,000 words)
  • Workshop contribution for the mediation of the deepening topic (preparation, execution, short documentation)

Course registration

Use Group Registration to register.

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Masterstudierende24.09.2020 12:0001.10.2020 16:00
Studierende mit Bachelor Studienkennzahl24.09.2020 12:0001.10.2020 16:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 440 Spatial Planning 1. Semester


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