731323 Socio-cultural aspects of the development of rural areas

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


• Definitions, tasks and areas of regional management in Austria and abroad

• Actors, institutions, instruments and governance mechanisms

• Theories of regional development, collective action and social innovation

• Social and cultural capital as well as other types of community capital

• Tools and methods supporting development processes and development projects

• Best practice and assessment of development projects - with focus on socio-cultural aspects

Previous knowledge expected

basic sociology knowledge

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

• Competences, methods and tools for practical regional development
• Insights into actors, organisations and processes of regional development
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.