Course Code: IC4205 • Study year: IV • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Civil Engineering • Field of study: Architecture and town planning
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: George Emanuel Voicu
Seminar tutor: George Emanuel Voicu
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

mastering the theory and methodology regarding regional development and spatial planning
analysis and interpretation of territorial relations at various spatial levels
knowledge of the structure of the plans of organization and management of the territory
identification, definition and description of basic methods in regional development and spatial planning
application of principles, methods, research techniques appropriate to the purpose of the research, in order to identify concrete solutions to real situations
conducting a case study on geographical processes or phenomena that highlight capabilities of analysis, synthesis, originality and appropriate use of regional research methodology

Course Entry Requirements:

Basic knowledge in National and European urban planning legislation

Course contents:

International cooperation and regional development Theories of regional development Regional Development Strategies (I) Regional Development Strategies (II) European Union policies with territorial impact Community competition policy Trans-European networks Structural funds Common agricultural policies Environmental policies Research, technology and development Polycentric spatial development and a new city-rural relationship Equivalent access to infrastructure and knowledge Prudent management of nature and cultural heritage

Teaching methods:

Presentation, explanations, problematization, examples

Learning outcomes:

Acquiring basic knowledge and methodology in regional development and spatial planning in a National and European context

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Final evaluation Written exam- 60%Progress check- practical works -40%

Recommended reading:

Benedek, J., Introduction to territorial planning, Risoprint Publishing House, Cluj Napoca, 2001, -.
Cocean, P., Northwest Region Planning (PATR), Cluj University Press, Cluj Napoca, 2004, -.
IanoĊŸ, I., Humeau, J.B., Theory of human settlement systems, Technical Publishing House, Bucuresti, 2000, -.