731026 Protected areas and regional development in Europe (in Eng.)

Seminar und Exkursion
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Mose, Ingo
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2022
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


The course will provide an overview of protected areas (PA) in Europe with a focus on national parks, biosphere reserves and nature parks in particular. In addition to a number of conceptual topics addressing the legal foundations, design and management of PA selected issues of PA development will be discussed, e.g., PA challenging stakeholder participation, demographic change and climate change. Two field-trips are planned to illustrate issues of PA management in the field, e.g., Hohe Wand Nature Park and Wienerwald Biosphere Reserve.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

Basic knowledge in nature conservation and regional development


- Comprehensive overview of PA in Europe
- Understanding of different conceptual approaches to area conservation
- Critical awareness of actual challenges facing PA development
- Insight in selected issues of PA management by examples in the field
- Increased sensitivity of conservation challenges
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