854306 Gender mainstreaming in planning and professional practice

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Trognitz, Kathrin Julia , Wentz, Jana , Weber, Karin
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


The course offers insights into ongoing and current research topics in the field of gender and planning. Students are invited to read and discuss key papers and concepts on gender in different research areas at BOKU, Institute of Landscape Planning.

Following the principle of VS - Lecture with Exercises,, the course is guided by lectures in which key topics are presented to provide the basis for discussion of gender issues in planning. Students actively participate in the discussions and group work and prepare presentations on the lectures and write a short summary on their presentation (~1000 words; 3 pages).

Previous knowledge expected

The course is intended for Master’s students and for advanced Bachelor’s students in Landscape Planning and Landscape Architecture, Forestry Mountain Risk Management, Environmental Engineering and Environment and Bio-Resource Management, Forestry, Agriculture and Biotechnology.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After completion of this course, students understand the theoretical and methodical background of gender planning and are able to address gender issues in planning processes. They will be familiar with recent discussions and publications in the field of gender and planning.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.