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Geography of Innovation and Growth
(dt. Innovation und Wachstum im Raum)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture: 1 SWS, seminar: 2 SWS,
180 hours (lecture: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (30h) seminar: Vorbereitung, Präsenz and Nachbereitung (60h) exam preparation and Prüfung (90h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Presentation (10-20 min) or discussion (10-20 min)
Examination type: Project work (approx. 20 p.) or portfolio (approx. 20 pages) or presentation (30-60 min.) with written assignment (approx. 15 p.)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Wirtschaftsgeographie.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline


n.a. (see Qualification Goals and Business Event Announcements)

Qualification Goals

The aim of this module is to provide an understanding of the factors, mechanisms and processes underlying innovation processes, growth processes and cluster formation. The relevant theories will be taught. In addition, an independent examination of the modes of action of individual factors takes place. Students acquire communicative skills through presentation and discussion.




Module imported from M.Sc. Wirtschaftsgeographie.

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 T3 zugeordnet ist.

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