737409 Research seminar in social ecology I

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Erb, Karlheinz
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


The seminar offers insights into current research in social ecology. Staff members of the institute, PhD students and international guests present results from current empirical and theoretical research in the fields of social metabolism, land use science, environmental history, sustainability transformation, socio-ecological modeling, and others. Following the presentation, methods, concepts, research results and their relevance for sustainable development are discussed.

Previous knowledge expected

The seminar is held in English and is aimed at advanced students. Sufficient language skills and knowledge from the field of social ecology or interdisciplinary sustainability science are required.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After the successful completion of the course the students have gained
•an overview of research frontiers in social ecology
•insights into the application of social-ecological methods and concepts in interdisciplinary sustainability research.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.