280.A58 PhD Seminar - Urban Development, Social Infrastructure and Social Inequality
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form
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  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to critically discuss scientific publications with respect to their methodological approaches as well as their quality, relevance and transferability to their own scientific work.

The seminar has a distinct focus on interdisciplinarity. Besides its content-wise and methodological focus, it also aims to support students' soft skills and enables them to professionally communicate scientifically beyond their own fields of research.

Subject of course

The seminar will broadly deal with the topics of Urban Development, Social Infrastructure and Social Inequality. It is generally open to students' own doctoral research foci and interests. The lectors will guide the interdisciplinary discourse on the respective PhD projects and selected seminar topics, while peer-to-peer learning will be especially encouraged.

Teaching methods

  • Critical analysis and presentation of scientific publications
  • Research design and research ethics
  • Interdisciplinary discourse
  • Peer-to-peer learning

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)



Course dates

Fri10:00 - 12:0017.03.2023 IFIP Meeting room (Karlsgasse 11, 2nd floor)Kick-off
Fri10:00 - 13:0031.03.2023 IFIP Meeting room (Karlsgasse 11, 2nd floor)Thematic inputs & joint course design
Thu10:00 - 13:0020.04.2023 IFIP Meeting room (Karlsgasse 11, 2nd floor)Student presentations
Wed10:00 - 13:0026.04.2023 IFIP Meeting room (Karlsgasse 11, 2nd floor)Student presentations
Wed10:00 - 13:0024.05.2023 IFIP Meeting room (Karlsgasse 11, 2nd floor)Student presentations
Fri11:00 - 13:0023.06.2023 IFIP Meeting room (Karlsgasse 11, 2nd floor)Closing
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • Compulsory attendance
  • Active participation in the discussions
  • Presentation, based on a 5-pages exposé to be uploaded to TUWEL before the presentation

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
06.02.2023 00:00 05.03.2023 23:59 17.03.2023 23:59


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


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
786 600 Architecture Not specified
786 630 Spatial Planning Not specified


No lecture notes are available.


  • Attendance Required!