280.822 Economic and Environmental Law in Planning
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • 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 name and describe the for spatial planning relevant economic and environmental laws. They have a knowledge of the basic principles of these fields of law and how they are laid down at the EU, constitutional and at ordinary legal level. They understand the impact of these fields of law on spatial planning.


Subject of course

Terminology and functioning of economic and environmental law; Fundamental economic rights - in particular the right of property; free movement rights of the internal market; laws governing the professions; building law and plant permits law; Constitutional environment law; international and European Environmental Law, Emission trade certificate system; Environmental impact assessments; overview on other for the spatial planning relevant environment law (nature protection law, water law, forestry law etc.)  

Teaching methods

The subject matter is conveyed through case studies and in the media discussed legal issues and problems. Integration of the students through group works and discussions. 


Mode of examination


Additional information

The completion of the lecture Basics of law for spatial planning is of advantage but not obligatory.  




Course dates

Tue15:00 - 17:0018.10.2022EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Einstieg
Tue15:00 - 18:0022.11.2022 - 10.01.2023EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER LVA-Einheit
Tue15:00 - 18:0020.12.2022 ZOOM-Link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97997322935, Betriebseinschränkung TU-Wien) (LIVE)Umweltverfassung
Tue15:00 - 16:0017.01.2023EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Abschluss
Tue15:00 - 17:0024.01.2023EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Prüfung
Economic and Environmental Law in Planning - Single appointments
Tue18.10.202215:00 - 17:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Einstieg
Tue22.11.202215:00 - 18:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Wirtschaftsverfassung
Tue29.11.202215:00 - 18:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Binnenmarkt und Internationales Recht
Tue06.12.202215:00 - 18:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Wirtschaftsverwaltung
Tue13.12.202215:00 - 18:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Privatwirtschaftsverwaltung
Tue20.12.202215:00 - 18:00 ZOOM-Link: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/97997322935, Betriebseinschränkung TU-Wien)Umweltverfassung
Tue10.01.202315:00 - 18:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER EU-Umweltrecht
Tue17.01.202315:00 - 16:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Abschluss
Tue24.01.202315:00 - 17:00EI 8 Pötzl HS - QUER Prüfung

Examination modalities

Active participation in the lecture (40%) and written exam (60%). 

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
19.09.2022 10:00 17.10.2022 12:00 17.10.2022 12:00


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


No lecture notes are available.