855111 Spatial planning for civil engineering and water management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2021
Languages of instruction


- Introduction, basic terms
- Guiding principles of spatial planning
- Spatial types and fields of action
- Planning system of Austria
- Spatial planning at regional level
- Spatial planning at local level
- Spatial planning and natural hazards
- Spatial planning and infrastructure development
- Introduction to spatial and energy planning
- Introduction to land policy and land rearrangement
- Environmental planning processes (EIA, SEA,...)

Previous knowledge expected

Secondary school-knowdledge in political education (especially concerning the political and administrative system of Austria)

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The aim of this lecture is to aquaint students with the basic terminology, principles, concepts and instruments of spatial planning. Additionally, the students should become aware of the relationship of spatial planning to natural hazard management, infrastructure development, energy planning as well as land policy and environmental planning.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.