280.640 Settlement development and spatial planning This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 1.5h, 2.0EC
Lecture TubeTUWEL

Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 1.5
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • LectureTube course
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to describe the essential interrelationships in settlement development and the corresponding spatial control options; to define the instruments of supra-local and local spatial planning and to identify the essential planning and decision-makers in settlement development as well as to explain requirements for participative planning processes; to contribute to current planning-related discussions (e. g. urban sprawl defence, building land mobilisation, climate change, natural hazard management, shopping centres).

Subject of course

Introduction to spatial planning (basic functions of existence as object of spatial planning); tasks of spatial planning (basic features of historical development); spatial conditions and development trends (population and settlement development, economic development, traffic and transport, landscape and natural resources).  Challenges to spatial planning today (regional and national competitiveness, social diversity and solidarity, climate change, adaptation and resource efficiency, cooperative action structures); planning system in Austria (planning levels, competences and instruments).

Teaching methods

Explanation of relevant planning regulations, especially constitutional regulations, legal and administrative goals, instruments and procedures.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The link to the live stream of the lecture can be found in the TUWEL course!



Course dates

Thu13:00 - 15:0014.10.2021 - 27.01.2022 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL) (LIVE)LVA-Einheit
Fri11:00 - 13:0019.11.2021HS Atrium 1 - UIW !!Ausweichtermin Siedlungsentwicklung und Raumplanung
Settlement development and spatial planning - Single appointments
Thu14.10.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Kanonier: Einführung
Thu21.10.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Kanonier: Planungssystem, Instrumente
Thu28.10.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Kanonier: Flächenwidmungsplan - Inhalt, Rechtswirkung, Baulandmobilisierung
Thu11.11.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Kanonier: Flächenwidmungsplan: Widmungskriterien; Naturgefahrenmanagement
Thu18.11.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Kanonier: Einkaufszentren
Fri19.11.202111:00 - 13:00HS Atrium 1 - UIW !!Ausweichtermin Siedlungsentwicklung und Raumplanung
Thu09.12.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Die regionale Planungsebene
Thu16.12.202113:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Instrumente der überörtlichen Planung
Thu13.01.202213:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Regionale Planungspraxis
Thu20.01.202213:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Kooperationen in der Raumplanung
Thu27.01.202213:00 - 15:00 ZOOM (Link in TUWEL)Dillinger: Österreichisches Raumentwicklungskonzept

Examination modalities

Written online exam

Selected exams will take place ONLINE. The exam is written in TUWEL, the exam supervision takes place in a ZOOM meeting running simultaneously. Detailed information about the exam procedures as well as access information for the supervision room in ZOOM will be sent to you via TISS news prior to the exam.

Online examination guide of the Research Unit of Regional Planning and Regional Development.

FAQ online exams

What do I need for the online exam?
You need a stable internet connection, a primary device equipped with a webcam and a working microphone (laptop or smartphone), a second device with keyboard and screen (for taking the exam) and your TU Vienna student ID.

What does the exam mode look like?
The exam consists of three open-ended questions that can be answered either by keyboard input or handwritten.

When and how do I get the details on the exam procedure?
You will receive the access link to the meeting room in ZOOM as well as all information about the procedure via TISS news the day before the exam.

How do I get access to the TUWEL course if I am registered for the exam but not for the course?
You will be added to the TUWEL course immediately after the registration deadline. Please refer to the exam registration page for the registration deadline.

Am I allowed to use any other resources during the exam?
No, the exam is not an open book exam.

Is the exam recorded?


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu13:00 - 15:0003.02.2022EI 7 Hörsaal - ETIT written01.01.2022 08:00 - 01.02.2022 23:55TISSSiedlungsentwicklung und Raumplanung 03.02.2022 | PRÄSENZPRÜFUNG
Mon14:00 - 16:0028.02.2022 TUWEL and ZOOMwritten01.02.2022 08:00 - 27.02.2022 12:00TISSSiedlungsentwicklung und Raumplanung 28.02.2022 | ONLINE-PRÜFUNG

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.10.2021 07:00 04.10.2021 07:01 04.10.2021 07:01

Registration modalities


Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Anmeldung - GERADE KALENDERWOCHE04.10.2021 07:0004.10.2021 07:01
Anmeldung - UNGERADE KALENDERWOCHE04.10.2021 07:0004.10.2021 07:01
Anwesenheit-gerade-Woche07.10.2021 12:0009.10.2021 12:00
Anwesenheit-ungerade-Woche07.10.2021 12:0009.10.2021 12:00
DISTANCE LEARNING04.10.2021 07:0029.11.2021 23:59
Distance-Learning07.10.2021 12:0009.10.2021 12:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
033 266 Environmental Engineering 1. Semestertrue
Course belongs to the introductory and orientation phase ("Studieneingangs- und Orientierungsphase")


Raumordnung i8n Österreich: https://www.oerok.gv.at/fileadmin/Bilder/5.Reiter-Publikationen/_%C3%96ROK_202_dt._klein_HP.pdf

Teil Dillinger:

  • Landesentwicklungsprogramm 2011 Burgenland und Angang A, B (Broschüre zum LEP 2011)

  • Regionales Raumordnungsprogramm südliches Wiener Umland

  • Regionales Raumordnungsprogramm Untere Enns

  • Sachprogramm Standortentwicklung für Wohnen und Arbeiten im Salzburger Zentralraum

  • Burgenländische Raumordnungsgesetz (überörtliche Raumplanung)

  • Salzburger Raumordnungsgesetz (überörtliche Raumplanung)

  • Niederösterreichisches Raumordnungsgesetz (überörtliche Raumplanung)

  • ÖREK 2011

  • ÖREK 2030

  • ÖREK Agenda Stadtregionen (http://www.mecca-consulting.at/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/ME_06_Agenda-STadtregionen.pdf)

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