Course: Geography of the Region

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Course title Geography of the Region
Course code KGEO/P404
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Bičík Ivan, doc. RNDr. CSc.
Course content

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
In the introductory part of the course students will be familiar with the theoretical foundations for the evaluation of micro and macro terms of physical geography and social geography. There are methodological foundations of study and evaluation of small areas. There will be discussed principles of regionalization, characteristics of physical condition in microregions, social and economic components and subsystems of landscape. Part of course will be focused on the individual work in small model region and this work and results will be permanently consulted and discussed. Also some possible trajectories of microregions in the future development will be discussed.


Assessment methods and criteria
Recommended literature
  • ANDĚL, J. a kol. Geografie Ústecka. Skripta. PF UJEP, Ústí n. L. 2002, 134 s., ISBN 80-7044-413-4.
  • ANDĚL, J. a kol. Geografie Ústeckého kraje. PF UJEP, Ústí n.L. , 151 s., ISBN 80-7044-320-0. 2000.
  • ANDĚL, J. Sociogeografická regionalizace. PF UJEP, Ústí n.L. 1996, 85 s., ISBN 80-7044-112-7.
  • HAMPL, M.. Regionální vývoj: specifika české transformace, evropská integrace a obecná teorie UK, Praha. 2001, 328 s., ISBN 80-902686-6-8.
  • MIŠTERA, L. Úvod do geografického poznávání regionu. ZČU, Plzeň. 1996,221 s..

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Geography (A13) Geography courses 3 Winter
Faculty of Science Central-European Geography (A13) Geography courses 3 Winter