731384 Rural sociology

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


1) Subject introduction course
a) Introduction of relevant rural sociology research topics, theories and scientific journals.
b) Guidelines for publishing scientific papers.

4 Appointments (Obligation of attendance: minimum 3 of 4 appointments)

2) Seminar work
In groups students prepare a paper to the topic "society in rural areas".
Every student reviews a paper of a colleague.
Respecting the review remarks student groups prepare the final paper and present it in class.

Submission dates for seminar work:
Final Paper
Powerpoint presentation or Poster

3) Presentation (Obligation of attendance)
Student groups present the final paper in class.

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students shall become familiar with relevant research topics in rural sociology. They shall learn about important scientific journals and publication practice in rural sociology. Students will prepare and present a scientific paper.

You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.