280.455 Excursion Practice of Urban Development Planning: Colombia Canceled
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, EX, 3.0h, 4.0EC


  • Semester hours: 3.0
  • Credits: 4.0
  • Type: EX Excursion

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

- understand challenges and possibilities of planning activities strengthening resilient and sustainable development in the global South (study visit: Colombia)

- comment and evaluate critically concepts of resilient and sustainable development 

- assess projects on the background of globalised and local conditions 

- elaborate strategic initiatives fostering urban regional development in a sustainable and resilient way.

Subject of course

Promoting academic and scientific exchange (workshop, presentations) between students and planners: (1) at the conference 'Participatory Design' with a focus on transformation processes; (2) at workshops at Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, (3) at several study visits in the Region of Manizales and Greater Bogota.



Teaching methods

participation at workshops on strategic planning and transformation processes

discussion of papers and presentations

visit of relevant projects impacting urban and regional development

Mode of examination


Additional information

planned study visit: Colombia, 14th - 26th of June, 2020

Kick-Off Meeting: 18th of March, 2020, 9.30 - 10.30, seminarroom 268/1, 'alte WU', 2nd floor



Examination modalities

participation in preparation of relevant contents, discussion and sum-up of inputs after excursion and active participation at workshops and discussions during study visits

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
11.03.2020 12:00 03.04.2020 12:00

Registration modalities:

Due to COVID-regulations we cancel the kick-off meeting on 18th of March.

Now registration in TISS  is open.

We will inform you about next step, and latest on 24th of April we decide how we can/should proceed.


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 440 Spatial Planning


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

basic or specialised knowledge of problems of urbanisation in the global context