280.768 Orientation Week This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VU, 2.0h, 2.0EC, to be held in blocked form


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

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to face the challenges of the bachelor study programme of spatial planning. They get an overview of the study programme, are introduced to the main institutes and research units and learn about possible fileds of activity and career opporunities. Furthermore, they are able to understand the main tasks, the social relevance of the current challenges of spatial planning. 

Subject of course

  • overview of the study programme abd the curriculum
  • introduction of the relevant research units and institutes
  • workshops dealing with problems and challenges of spatial planning
  • meeting with student representatives
  • reports of graduated planners about possible fields of activity
  • study trips to "hotspots" of urban development in Vienna
  • exhibition of former students' works 

Teaching methods

  • presentations
  • discussion panels
  • study trips
  • exhibitions
  • reflexion on newspaper articles

Mode of examination


Additional information

Together with the course "Planning Studio (PR)" this course is part of the introductory and orintation phase of the bachelor programme of spatial planning.

 The course sessions will take place in presence mode. Please follow TU Wien regulations. Changes due to the coronavirus pandemic may occur.



Course dates

Fri09:00 - 12:0001.03.2024Seminarraum EBEG-2 - RPL Begrüßung, Forschungsbereiche, Studienplan
Fri13:00 - 16:0001.03.2024Seminarraum EBEG-2 - RPL Workshop "Planspiel"
Tue09:00 - 12:0005.03.2024Seminarraum EBEG-2 - RPL Berufsfelder, Studienprojekte, Fachschaft
Fri13:00 - 16:0008.03.2024 Treffpunkt: FoB Region (Karlsgasse 13)Stadtspaziergang
Tue10:00 - 13:0012.03.2024Seminarraum EB EG-1 - RPL Workshop "Raumplanung. Wozu eigentlich?"
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

  • regular attendance 
  • written report

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
24.01.2024 09:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning Mandatory1. Semestertrue
Course belongs to the introductory and orientation phase ("Studieneingangs- und Orientierungsphase")


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Previous knowledge