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This entry is from Winter semester 2022/23 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

Basic Knowledge: Urban Geography
(dt. Basiswissen: Stadtgeographie)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture 2 SWS 3 internshipstage,
90 hours (lecture: Präsenz and Nachbereitung (30h) Durchführung and Nachbereitung internshipstage (30h) exam preparation and Prüfung (30h))
Credit points,
formal requirements
3 CP
Course requirement(s): Presentation with written assignment or report or project work (possibly in group work)
Examination type: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Geographie.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline


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

Qualification Goals

Urban geography deals with the spatial research 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.

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




Module imported from B.Sc. Geographie.

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

The module is assigned to Thematic Group T1. Further information on eligibility can be found in the description of the study area.

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