370.070 Lectures for Future - from different disciplines
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Hybrid

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to analyse the complexity of the current Climate Crisis, its impact on environment and society, and possible soloutions through a wide variety of view angles.The students will gather expertise and learn concepts from a wide variety of disciplines, including natural sciences, technology, (socio-)economics, behavioural sciences, the arts, and many more.

Subject of course

The course "Lectures for Future" is a varied mosaic of lectures  addressing the ecological and societal challenges of the current climate  crisis. The aim of the course is to view the climate crisis from a wide  range of disciplines. "Lectures for future" are supported by the  Scientists4Future (https://www.scientists4future.org/) movement.

In this semester 10 Austrian universities run the Lectures for Future: Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, die Angewandte Wien, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Technische Universität Wien, Veterenärmedizinische Universität Wien, Universität Wien, Fachhochschule des bfi Wien, Fachhochschule Krems, Fachhochschule Kufstein, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz 

The "Lectures for Future" in Wintersemester 2021/22 will be held on Mondays 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., 08.11.2021 - 17.01.2022. 


Programm WS 2021



Meeting-ID: 923 7762 1729, Passwort: VFBR5kJ9

08.11.2021 17:00 Uhr - Introduction

08.11.2021 18:30 Uhr - Yasmin Dorfstetter, MSc. (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien): „Social dimensions of climate change mitigation“

22.11.2021 17:00 Uhr - DI Mira Kapfinger (Stay Grounded): "Green flying? On the socio-ecological transformation of air traffic“

22.11.2021 18:30 Uhr - Mag. Dr. Renate Christ (IPCC, retired): “The 6th IPCC report and climate policy - how do they fit together?”

29.11.2021 17:00 Uhr - Dr. Michael Has (distinguished Prof. INP Grenoble): "LCA, Environmental Footprints and more …”

29.11.2021 18:30 Uhr - Priv.-Doz. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Doris Österreicher, MSc. (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien): "Sustainable urban planning - the influence of passive and active urban development actions on energy and resource efficiency“

06.12.2021 17:00 Uhr - Prof. (FH) Mag. Dr. Johannes Jäger (FH des BFI Wien): "New hope Green Finance?“

06.12.2021 18:30 Uhr - Mag. Anna-Maria Krulis BA,BA & Gordana Djurdjevic, BSc (WU Wien): "Students as Change Agents”

13.12.2021 17:00 Uhr - Dipl.-Ing. Benedikt Becsi (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien): " How do climate models actually work and can we rely on them?“

13.12.2021 18:30 Uhr - Dr. Alexandra Anderluh (FH St. Pölten): " Active mobility - a plus for traffic, the environment, health and the economy“

10.01.2022 17:00 Uhr - Nathalie Spittler, Ph.D. (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien): "Steady state of energy: Feedbacks and leverages for promoting or preventing sustainable energy system development”

10.01.2022 18:30 Uhr - Mag. Dr. Andreas Gobiet (ZAMG): "How are the climatic conditions in Austria? Regional effects of global warming.”

17.01.2022 17:00 Uhr - Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Martin Greimel (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien): "The transformative potential of the bioeconomy“

17.01.2022 18:30 Uhr – Mag. Lisa Bohunovsky, MSc. (Universität für Bodenkultur Wien): "Sustainable universities - What, how und why?“

Teaching methods

Lectures, discussion, video

Mode of examination


Additional information

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Course dates

Thu09:30 - 10:3007.10.2021 https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/504587877 (LIVE)Vorbesprechung online

Examination modalities

Every student has to compile a summary on 5 lectures of his choice of about 5-10 pages in total.  

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
17.09.2021 00:00 15.10.2021 15:00



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