613621 Regional studies / German

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613621
Regional studies / German
VO 1
2,5
Block
annually
German
Giving a basic knowledge in geography, population and economy of Austria; Bringing out the differences or disparities between the western and eastern part of Austria
Geopolitical situation and historical heritage.The landscape. Natural risks. Glacial landforms, present glaciation and climate change. Population development. Minority groups. Structural changes in agriculture in the post-war period. The special problem of "mountain farmers". Mineral resources and mining. Industry, Energy and waterpower. Tourism and leisure society. Transit routes and traffic outlooks.
Overview presentation with case studies; lecture style with different materials and illustrations; "script" with "blank" maps
Final examination: oral or written; the examination method depends on the number of students!
Elisabeth Lichtenberger (2000): Austria. Society and regions. Geography - History - Economy - Politics. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences Press, 491 pages.

Beginning: Oct.

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Group 0
Date Time Location
Thu 2015-10-08
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl.
Thu 2015-10-15
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl.
Thu 2015-10-22
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl.
Thu 2015-10-29
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl.
Thu 2015-11-05
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl.
Thu 2015-11-12
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl.
Thu 2015-11-19
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl.
Thu 2015-11-26
18.00 - 19.30 SR 6 Transl. SR 6 Transl. KLAUSUR