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Curriculum

At our department we offer - within the curriculum "Geography Diploma / Theoretical and Applied Geography" - the possibility to specialize in "development studies / development cooperation" with a regional focus on Asia (especially Southeast and South Asia).

Courses from following fields of knowledge are to be taken:

"Development Research / Development Cooperation : Regional Focus Asia"

I. Introduction to development research and development theories  
    Hours   
a) Introduction to development research 
2
b) Theories of international development2
total:
4
II. Development Economics and Development Sociology 
c) Development Economics 2
d) Development Sociology
2
total:4
III. Development Cooperation and Development Policies: Asia

e) Development cooperation and international development policies: Focus Asia
2-4
total:
2-4
IV. Development problems of major Asian Regions

f) Main features of the historical and political development2-4
g) Socio-demographic and socio-economic development problems
2-6
h) Environmental problems and natural resources
2-4
thereof 2 (project-)seminars, total 4 hours:
8-10
Additionally participation in excursions and / or
gaining experience in project work is strongly recommended!


Working Group Regional Geography and Didactics of Geography

University of Vienna
Department for Geography and Regional Research
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A-1010 Vienna
Austria
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