280.965 Bachelor Thesis - Climate change and regional 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.

2021W, SE, 4.0h, 10.0EC


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 10.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • understand the links between urgent tasks in combating the climate crisis and the possibilities offered by regional planning herein;
  • to understand differences in the binding nature and mode of action of regional planning policies;
  • to understand why certain offers (including mobility, energy, everyday and leisure infrastructure) are highly relevant on the climate change and why this will require clearly more regional cooperation in the future;
  • To transfer all these findings and insights with a distinctive "red thread" into a scientifically consistent written work (text, illustrations, sources).

Subject of course

The seminar enables students to work in a largely self-organised, interactive and practice-oriented way. The students work as a "peer group" which supports and advises each other in the elaboration of questions and the writing of the work. The students are required to derive and elaborate current and relevant research questions for their individual work from the selected problem areas, supported by peer group and supervisor.

Teaching methods

  • Co-creation
  • "speed dating" on spatial topics
  • literature and good practice research
  • quantitative and qualitative methods of analysis
  • stakeholder- and governance approaches
  • mapping of data and actors
  • Visioneering
  • Inventory and research on site in the region of the bachelor thesis

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

Wed09:00 - 12:0013.10.2021Hörsaal 15 Kickoff, impulsreferate, ideenmapping
Wed15:00 - 18:0027.10.2021Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Speed Dating der Themen
Wed09:00 - 12:0003.11.2021Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Abstractentwürfe und "Kapitel-Ampelbaukasten"
Wed09:00 - 12:0010.11.2021Seminarraum Argentinierstrasse Reflexionen und Reviews in Themen-Clustern
Wed09:00 - 12:0024.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/99735495261?pwd=NFczQ2kzQWlPZG9yQW9pM09NemhlQT09 (LIVE)Hypothesendiskurs, ZOOM
Wed15:00 - 18:0019.01.2022 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/4392842887 (LIVE)Prä-Ergebnispräsentationen & Posterwalk (ZOOM)
Thu17:00 - 19:0019.05.2022Seminarraum EBEG-3 - RPL Feedback

Examination modalities

  • Writing a Bachelor's thesis that deals with the independent processing of a scientific planning problem or a planning task using the knowledge and methods learned during the degree programme. The elaboration in text and graphics / plan has to be carried out according to recognised scientific rules [1].
  • Obligatory attendance on ca. 6 Plenum workshops, plus individual and group appointments
  • The Bachelor thesis must contain at least the following parts:
  • Analysis; textual, statistical and cartographic, spatially differentiated representations of the ACTUAL spatial values in a self-selected planning area
  • textual and cartographic representations of the development possibilities of spatial structures, matching the processes observed in the ACTUAL, incl. documentation of methods.
  • 4 intermediate tasks/uploads
  • Keeping a research diary

[1] Among other things, correct short and long citations, gender-sensitive language.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
24.09.2021 12:00 10.10.2021 12:00


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 240 Spatial Planning Mandatory6. Semester


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