853311 Programs and subsidies for landscape development

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Suske, Wolfgang
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Implementation of the nature protection aims depends strongly on the availability of public funds. The goals of the lecture are imparting practical knowledge about existing granting programs and exercising a smart and professional handling of grant application. The lecture refers in special to programs of the European Union (LIFE+, rural development, structural funds), because they are the financially strongest granting offers in Austria.

Part 1: Grant programs in interaction with the world market and other economic influencing factors
Part 2: The European EU funds (2007-2013), which have a relevant reference to “landscape development and landscape protection”
Part 3: Programs which are referring to management and implementation in Natura 2000 habitats.
Part 4: Key factors for a successful application


Previous knowledge expected


Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Knowledge about funding programs
Delivery of a fictive grant application
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.