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Basic Competence: Urban Geography
(dt. Grundkompetenz: Stadtgeographie)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture 1 SWS, 3 internshipstage, seminar 2 SWS,
180 hours (lecture: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (30h), Durchführung and Nachbereitung internshipstage (30h), seminar: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h), Referatsvorbereitung and –durchführung (30h), exam preparation and Prüfung (30h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Written examination (90 min.)
Examination type: Translation is missing, sorry. German original:
Präsentation (Referat plus Verschriftlichung) und 2 Geländeprotokolle sowie Teilnahme an drei Praktikumstagen
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Geographie. In the event of failure, a total of 3 attempts are available for the examination.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


Urban geography deals with the spatial study of urban structures, functions, processes and problems at different scales. Topics covered include the history of the city, international urban systems and competitiveness, urban development in different cultural-spatial and political systems, theories and models of urban development; the changing function of inner cities and consequences of (socio)spatial fragmentation.

Qualification Goals

Students are given an overview of the state of research in the various subdisciplines of urban geography and become familiar with basic relationships, specific methods and important technical terms.




Module imported from B.Sc. Geographie.

When studying B.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Geography.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist dadurch beschränkt, dass es der Thematischen Gruppe T1 zugeordnet ist.

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