731310 Economic of sustainable land use under global change

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Schönhart, Martin
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


The lecture covers basic concepts and phenomena of “global change” and its interdependencies to land use from a global to local scale such as climate change, demographic development and environmental change. Land use considered from a theoretical economic and applied political perspective. The latter includes the design of payments for ecosystem services.


Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

- Gain knowledge on basic global change phenomena and interrelationship to land use
- Understand land use chang from an economic perspective
- Gain knowledge in scientific methods to analyse land use change
- Train competencies in understanding and interpreting scientific literature
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.