280.865 Environmental and Spatial Impact
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2022W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
TUWELQuinn ECTS survey


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to classify the following assessment tools in the framework of spatial planning: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Spatial Impact Assessment (SIA). 

After competition of the course students can differentiate between the EIA, SEA and SIA; they are able to describe when the respective instruments are used, how the process works and what the legal effects are.

Subject of course

Classification of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Spatial Impact Assessment (SIA); Actors; Obligation to conduct an EIA; Difference between EIA and other authorization procedures; EIA process; Status as a party; Preparation of the Environmental Impact Declaration and the Environmental Impact Analysis; EIA approval conditions; Decision in EIA procedures; Authorities and legal protection; Scope of the SEA and SIA; Procedure and legal effects of SEA and SIA.

Teaching methods

Presentation of the subject matter with case-analysis, practical implementation with mock-projects, discussion of case law; interactive integration of the students. 

Mode of examination




Course dates

Thu15:00 - 16:0013.10.2022EI 1 Petritsch HS Einführung
Thu15:00 - 17:0020.10.2022 - 26.01.2023EI 1 Petritsch HS LVA-Einheiten
Thu15:00 - 17:0022.12.2022 ZOOM-LINK: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98168586303 (wegen Betriebseinschränkung der TU Wien) (LIVE)Strategische Umweltprüfung
Environmental and Spatial Impact - Single appointments
Thu13.10.202215:00 - 16:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Einführung
Thu20.10.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Anwendungsbereich des UVP-Gesetzes Teil I
Thu27.10.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Anwendungsbereich des UVP-Gesetzes Teil II
Thu03.11.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Abgrenzung zur SUP, RVP und NVP
Thu10.11.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Ablauf eines UVP-Verfahrens
Thu17.11.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS AUSFALL
Thu24.11.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Österreichische UVPs und europäische Kontrolle, Standortentwicklungsgesetz
Thu01.12.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Akteure in Prüfverfahren, Umweltverträglichkeitserklärung
Thu15.12.202215:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Öffentliches Interesse, Regionalwirtschaftliche Aspekte
Thu22.12.202215:00 - 17:00 ZOOM-LINK: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/98168586303 (wegen Betriebseinschränkung der TU Wien)Strategische Umweltprüfung
Thu12.01.202315:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS Vertiefende Diskussion zu ausgewählten UVP-Aspekten
Thu19.01.202315:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS UVP-Verfahren: Parteienrechte und Rechtsschutz
Thu26.01.202315:00 - 17:00EI 1 Petritsch HS PRÜFUNG

Examination modalities

Written Exam: multiple choice and open questions.



DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu15:00 - 17:0027.04.2023EI 1 Petritsch HS written06.03.2023 10:00 - 25.04.2023 23:59TISS2. Folgeprüfungstermin
Wed15:00 - 17:0027.09.2023Seminarraum EBEG-2 - RPL written04.09.2023 10:00 - 25.09.2023 23:59TISS3. Folgeprüfungstermin

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
26.09.2022 10:00 12.10.2022 23:59 12.10.2022 23:59


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 440 Spatial Planning


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