280.332 PhD Seminar - Spatial Research Lab
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to identify complex spatial problems, to formulate corresponding research questions and hyptheses and to produce independent, originale academic contributions.

Subject of course

The International Doctoral College is open to excellently qualified candidates from a wide range of spatially relevant disciplines who would like to engage in an intensive, academically creative discourse on difficult, spatially relevant problems within the framework of a doctoral thesis (PhD) and with a view to elaborating viable and innovative attempts at solutions.

The Doctoral College takes difficult, highly complex and complicated problems of spatial development as its starting point. The latter usually cut across several different disciplines, affect a diverse range of geographical reference areas and involve numerous actors from the public and private sectors.

Teaching methods

The exchange is stimulated by addressing specific case studies as part of a common framework theme.

Mode of examination


Additional information

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



Examination modalities

Active contribution to the exchange of ideas, presentation of the progress of the research work (research plan, key chapter, findings) and writing an scientific report.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
786 630 Spatial Planning Not specified


No lecture notes are available.