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CAU-301 Principles of Environmental Economics & Environmental Planning

Period P3d - Christian-Albrechts Universität zu Kiel, GermanyYear 2
CAU-301Principles of Environmental Economics & Environmental Planning6 ECTSPeriod P3dCAU
Objectives:Environmental economics: diagnosing environmental problems. instruments of environmental policy in general and of agri-environmental policy in particular. introduction to environmental valuation. Environmental planning: basic planning methods. environmental planning instruments (landscape planning, environmental compatibility check, FFH-directive. intervention, regulation and landscape maintenance settlements. Interfaces for spatial planning, EU-Water frame directive).

Outcomes:Students have an overview of environmental economics as a discipline of research and teaching. They are able to diagnose environmental problems and to assess alternative environmental policy instruments with the perspective and analytical tools of economics. They understand the key instruments of agri-environmental policy and are able to follow the ongoing debate about the further development in the context of the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy. Environmental planning: students understand the interaction of content, method and formal legal basics of planning and have an overview on German and European instruments and results of spatial environmental planning. They are able to interpret, evaluate and apply ecological data and to solve target conflicts.
ElectiveTaught in ENMixed
EvaluationWorkload : 180 hours
Written ExamLecture60
Oral Exam100%Seminar