Geography, Planning and European Union

Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen
Jaar 2022/23
Vaknaam Geography, Planning and European Union
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II a

Uitgebreide vaknaam Geography, Planning and the European Union
Leerdoelen After completing this course successfully, learners will be able to:
(1) observe, determine, describe, interpret, explain and position contemporary geographic and planning phenomena in Europe;
(2) understand the role of the European Union in spatial development and spatial planning.;
(3) reflect upon future developments related to spatial policy and planning in the European Union;
(4) relate all of the above to the modus operandi of the European Union and her legal framework.
Omschrijving This course aims to provide a solid and extensive basis-knowledge about the geography and planning of Europe. It consists of a series of lectures that focus on introducing different aspects of the course through in-depth examples and outlooks. During the course we’ll address historical, social, economic, cultural, political and planning aspects of the European Union.

Students are expected to involve themselves with the issues of the course and participate actively. Guest lecturers contribute with unexpected and challenging insights from their specialty and/or working experience.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm Guest lectures, Lectures, Practicals
Toetsvorm Individual assignments, Interim test with open questions
(48h assignment to conclude the course)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator M. Boisen, MSc.
Docent(en) M. Boisen, MSc. , Guest lecturers , S. van Lanen
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
The literature for this course is made available via links to relevant sources on Brightspace.
Opmerkingen Open for students from other faculties.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Human Geography & Planning  (Basic programme Human Geography & Planning) 3 semester II a verplicht
BSc Spatial Planning and Design  (Optional courses BSc Spatial Planning and Design) 3 semester II a keuze