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wir360 - Environmental and Sustainability Policies (Complete module description)
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Module label Environmental and Sustainability Policies
Module abbreviation wir360
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Studienrichtung Ökologie und Nachhaltigkeit
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Vertiefungsmodule
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Module aus anderen Studiengängen
Responsible persons
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (authorised to take exams)
  • Siebenhüner, Bernd (Module counselling)
  • Siebenhüner, Bernd (module responsibility)
Skills to be acquired in this module
• have basic information about national and European environmental and sustainability governance
• describe the history of national and European environmental and sustainability governance
• reflect upon central principles, instruments, players and strategies in environmental and sustainability governance
Module contents
Development directions of German and European environmental and sustainability governance;
Analysis of selected topics like energy, agriculture, chemical industry etc.;
Principles of environmental and sustainability governance;
Instruments of environmental and sustainability governance compared on international level;
New mechanisms in governance;
Relevant actors of environmental and sustainability governance (administration, industry, media, science, NGOs etc.);
International environmental and sustainability governance
Recommended reading
Aden, Hartmut (2012): Umweltpolitik, Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag
Jänicke, M. (1997): National Environmental Policies. Heidelberg: Springer
Jänicke, M. et al. (1999): Lern- und Arbeitsbuch Umweltpolitik. Bonn: Dietz
Jordan, A. (Hrsg.) (2004): Environmental Policy in the European Union: Actors, Institutions and Processes. London: Earthscan.
Kraft, Michael E. (2011): Environmental policy and politics. 5th ed. Upper Saddle River: Pearson Education
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency yearly
Module capacity unlimited
Type of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Module level SPM (Schwerpunktmodul / Main emphasis)
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 28
Seminar 2 28
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module