280.815 Tourism and Planning 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.

2023W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to develop research projects on topics related to tourism and to work on them independently. In particular, students acquire a comprehensive knowledge of relevant research sources.

Subject of course

Kick-Off (09.10.2023): Enrollment clearance + flashlight

Plenum Svanda 1 (09.10.2023): Input lecture on the effects of tourism for planning; selection of topic clusters by each team.

Plenum Meyer-Cech 1 (17.10.2023): The system of tourism, tourism and spatial planning, trends, tourism quality, the touristic product, tourism and agriculture, Alpine spatial planning.

Plenum Svanda 2 (24.10.2023): Presentation of the research design

Plenum Meyer-Cech 2 (07.11.2023): Management tools in tourism, tourism and natural hazards, secondary homes.

SUPERVISION APPOINTMENTS Svanda: 28.11./29.11.2023

Plenum Svanda 3 (19.12.2023): Presentation of the preliminary results

SUBMISSION of the article/essay via TUWEL by mid-January 2024

Teaching methods

Basic knowledge is taught in frontal lectures, which are interspersed with discussions in small groups. 

Creation of a research plan and independent implementation, writing of an exposé

Mode of examination


Additional information

Attendance is compulsory!

The course is part of the elective module 6: Tourism Development (Bachelor's program Spatial Planning and Spatial Development). The module consists of the following courses:

  • Tourism and Planning (VU, Course No. 280.815)
  • Tourism Analysis and Sustainable Planning of Tourism (VU, Course No. 280.814)



Examination modalities

The achievement is evaluated by the following criteria:

  • Quality of the Research Outline
  • Quality of Presentations
  • Quality of the Exposé
  • Written Exam


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Tue09:00 - 11:0017.12.2024Seminarraum EBU1-1 - RPL written07.10.2024 10:00 - 03.12.2024 23:55TISS1. Prüfungstermin 2024W
Tue09:00 - 11:0028.01.2025Seminarraum EBU1-3 - RPL written07.10.2024 10:00 - 03.12.2024 23:55TISS1. Prüfungstermin 2024W
Thu09:00 - 11:0009.01.2025Seminarraum EBU1-3 - RPL written07.10.2024 10:00 - 07.01.2025 23:55TISS2. Prüfungstermin 2024W

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
15.09.2023 09:15 06.10.2023 12:00 06.10.2023 12:00

Registration modalities

The registration will be activated individually for all courses of the module on 15.09.2023!

In order to ensure a practical seminar and exercise, a maximum of 30 students of the bachelor programme "Spatial Planning and Spatial Development" will be admitted. The "first come, first served" principle applies and there will be no ranking by the lecturers!

For all students registered in TISS, the kick-off date is mandatory to confirm the registration for the LVAs of the module. If this event is missed, other students will move up from the waiting list.


The student has to be enrolled for at least one of the studies listed below


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning Not specifiedSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

no specific previous knowledge required

Accompanying courses


  • Attendance Required!