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Urbanization and Global Environmental Change



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Seit SS 2017

Fakultät VI

EB 4-1

Institut für Landschaftsarchitektur und Umweltplanung (ILaUP)

36352300 FG Sustainability Economics of Human Settlements (S-Prof.)

Creutzig, Felix Sebastian

Creutzig, Felix Sebastian

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POS-Nummer PORD-Nummer Modultitel
2347012 38690 Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

Learning Outcomes

In this module, students will learn the fundamental facts about Urbanization and Global Environmental Change. This includes a detailed understanding of urbanization and land use change, and about urbanization and climate change, including climate change solutions.


Urbanization dynamics. Global Land Use Change. Urban land acquisition and consequences for food systems, biodiversity and terrestrial carbon. Economics of urban land expansion. Urban metabolism and the bioeconomy. Urbanization and climate change. The economics of urban climate change mitigation. Urban transport and climate change mitigation. Buildings and climate change mitigation. Public finance and low-carbon infrastructures. Urbanization and Sustainable Development. Leadership for Action.

Module Components


All Courses are mandatory.

Course Name Type Number Cycle Language SWS VZ
Urbanization and Global Environmental Change VL 3635 L 9288 SS No information 2

Workload and Credit Points

Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (VL):

Workload description Multiplier Hours Total
Präsenzzeit 15.0 2.0h 30.0h
Vor-/Nachbereitung 15.0 4.0h 60.0h
90.0h(~3 LP)
The Workload of the module sums up to 90.0 Hours. Therefore the module contains 3 Credits.

Description of Teaching and Learning Methods

Teaching, discussions, small discussion rounds, essay writing.

Requirements for participation and examination

Desirable prerequisites for participation in the courses:

Presence is required.

Mandatory requirements for the module test application:

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Module completion



Type of exam

Portfolio examination

Type of portfolio examination

100 points per element



Test elements

Name Weight Categorie Duration/Extent
Essay 1 1 written 3 Seiten
Essay 2 1 written 3 Seiten
Mündliche Rücksprache 2 oral 15 Minuten

Grading scale

Test description (Module completion)

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Duration of the Module

The following number of semesters is estimated for taking and completing the module:
1 Semester.

This module may be commenced in the following semesters:

Maximum Number of Participants

The maximum capacity of students is 30.

Registration Procedures

Anmeldung im Prüfungsamt.

Recommended reading, Lecture notes

Lecture notes

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Electronical lecture notes

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Recommended literature
No recommended literature given.

Assigned Degree Programs

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Verwendungen (23)
Studiengänge: 2 Stupos: 3 Erstes Semester: SS 2017 Letztes Semester: SoSe 2022


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