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Basic Knowledge: Geography of Peripheral Regions
(dt. Basiswissen: Geographie der peripheren Räume)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture 2 SWS,
90 hours (lecture: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h), exam preparation and Prüfung (30h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
3 CP
Written examination (90 min.)
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 winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


Contrasts between urban and rural areas, rich and poor, inclusion and exclusion in processes of globalization are the focus of this module. Thus, issues in rural geography are linked to topics in development and globalization studies. Included are topics such as global restructuring of agro-food networks and other industries, development and sustainable use of natural resources, global changes in agriculture as a trigger for social change, fragmenting development, theories of development, and development cooperation.

Qualification Goals

The objective of the module is to analyze and understand spatial structures and processes of globalization from a relational perspective.




Module imported from B.Sc. Geographie.

When studying M.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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