280.526 Aspects of Austrian culture
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, to be held in blocked form


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

Learning outcomes

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

  • discuss the term "culture"
  • point out some specific aspects of "Austrian Culture"
  • point out and discuss differences between different cultures
  • explain the historical context and influences of cultural aspects on planning in Austria

Subject of course

The term culture will be discussed and elaborated as well as what the "Austrian Culture" might be - from the view of foreign students as well as of Austrian students. The historical context and development will be discussed also, furthermore typical situations of everyday life will be examinated and compared. Furthermore it will be elaborated in which way the cultural context does or may influence planners priorities and decisions. In addition, there will be a short field trip.

Teaching methods

  • Short inputs
  • Group discussions
  • Field Trip
  • Film screening

Mode of examination


Additional information

The lecture will be blocked



Course dates

Thu16:00 - 19:0015.10.2020Seminarraum EBEG-2 (LIVE)Kickoff
Thu10:00 - 11:0022.10.2020Seminarraum EBEG-3 Field-Trip Preparation
Thu11:00 - 19:0022.10.2020 in the fieldField Trip
Thu16:00 - 19:0012.11.2020Seminarraum EBEG-2 (LIVE)Lecture
Thu16:00 - 19:0026.11.2020Seminarraum EBEG-2 (LIVE)Lecture
Wed16:00 - 19:0009.12.2020Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse (LIVE)Lecture
Thu16:00 - 19:0014.01.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98144333853?pwd=d2psa3dRUTQ5ajdhanp2RnBibjIwZz09 (LIVE)Lecture in Zoom
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • Presence
  • Participation
  • Homework
  • Presentations
  • Essay/Report

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2020 12:00 07.10.2020 12:00 10.10.2020 12:00

Registration modalities

15 Students can participate in the lecture hall, all others only via distance learning


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 440 Spatial Planning


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge



  • Attendance Required!