9 CP = graded oral examination (Mose/Buchwald), additionally active participation in both seminars
Skills to be acquired in this module
With the successful completion of the module the students will gain a general and advanced knowledge of crucial approaches and instruments of nature conservation in Germany and Europe, especially of the implementation of large protected areas (NSG, biosphere reserve, national park etc.), of maintenance/management projects and measures as well as of approaches to their integration into nature conservation and regional development strategies (via agriculture, tourism etc.) in co-operation with national park administrative authorities and other relevant actors. Additionally, the module gives basic skills in developing ecological connectivity systems (example dragonflies) as well as in developing and implementing approaches to ecological planning inside and outside the nature reserves. Ranking/position of the module within the course of studies: The module focuses on problems, methods, results, and analyses relevant to nature conservation and refers to corresponding issues of modules in Bachelor courses as well as of basic modules in Master courses of Landscape Ecology.