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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
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Degree course details
Degree course type Second cycle degree D.M. 270/2004
Ia2296
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Degree course code IA2296
Activated in 2016/17
Year of degree course structure 2016/17
Class (Ministerial field of study code) LM-81 - Development co-operation
Degree issued
Intra-University with Université Pantheon-Sorbonne - Paris 1 (Francia); Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgio); - Universitade Catolica Dom Bosco, Campo Grande (Brasile)
Branch Padova
Language English and french
Degree course tracks Common track
Related degree courses --
Other degree courses within the same class    IA1864 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
IF1784 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
SU2297 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

Degree programme regulations Regulations Rector's decree and regulations, issued on 17/06/2016 with RD n. 1561/2016
Annex 1 General description of educational activities
Annex 2 Study progression and proposed educational activities (course units, contact hours, credits, relevant subject areas, teaching-learning methodology, etc.)

Brief description of the degree course
Characteristics and objectives
This degree course (related to Master Erasmus Mundus procedures: www.em-stede.eu/) is conducted entirely in English and French, and provides a thorough understanding of specific forms and social,
economic, regional and institutional dynamics that characterize the processes of sustainable development in different contexts and at different levels of development, and knowledge aimed at promoting the implementation of a sustainability process (policies, operational practices) .
In particular, this degree course objective seeks to provide an in-depth application of the different methodologies used for the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects for sustainability.
This degree course includes activities dedicated to acquiring advanced knowledge in the fields of political, economic, regional and social organization, statistics for the measurement of sustainable development, design and development of group dynamics. This degree course includes a fixed international mobility: I semester in Padua, II semester in KULeuven, III semester Univ. Paris 1, Panthéon - Sorbonne. The IV semester will take place either in one of these universities or at Universidade Católica Dom Bosco, Campo Grande/Brazil).
It provides an on-site traineeship, in Italy or abroad, in conjunction with relevant authorities and NGOs, to conduct the case study that will provide the starting point for the Second Cycle degree course final exam. The title is recognized in the 4 countries of reference.

Occupational opportunities
This degree course prepares students for professions in local development and more generally in development cooperation in different social and regional contexts, with non-governmental organizations, government at various levels, international organizations, professional and neighbourhood associations. Potential employment opportunities lie in the broad field of development cooperation - especially decentralized - and the promotion of community development in terms of context analysis and feasibility studies, activities under the project cycle, participation in the elaboration and evaluation of policies and programs of this sector.

Course calendar
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2016 course timetable
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Links
Website of the academic structure http://www.dissgea.unipd.it/
Ministerial websites Universitaly
Academic reference structures School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
Department of Historical and Geographic Sciences and the Ancient World
Referent of the Degree course MARINA BERTONCIN

Course units available for each Academic Year of the degree course
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  1. Click on "Details for students enrolled in A.Y. 2016/17" to see the details of the course units provided for in your study plan.
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  3. From May to the end of September you can also see the next A.Y. details for each course unit as soon as they are available.

Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SUP5072020 GROUP INTERACTION AND DYNAMICS
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    ENG ELENA PISANI
»   SUP5072022 GROUP DYNAMICS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING
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4 1st Year First
semester
ENG ALESSIO SURIAN
»   SUP5072021 PROJECT PLANNING AND EVALUATION
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6 1st Year First
semester
ENG ELENA PISANI
COMMON SUP6075517 HOW TO ENHANCE GROUP INTERACTION: ISSUES OF TERRITORIALITY AND INTERCULTURALITY
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6 1st Year First
semester
ENG JOSEMAR DE CAMPOS MACIEL
COMMON SFN1029201 HOW TO MEASURE THE IMPACT OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT
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6 1st Year First
semester
ENG ANNA GIRALDO
COMMON SFN1029263 LOCAL DEVELOPMENT: SPATIAL FRAME
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6 1st Year First
semester
ENG DARIA QUATRIDA
COMMON SFN1042760 COMMUNICATION AND KNOWLEDGE, AND THE BELGIAN SOCIO-CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE
COMMON SUP4065240 CONSERVATION POLICIES
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE
COMMON SFN1042768 CRITICAL REVIEW OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND PLANNING
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG JORIS SCHEERS
COMMON SFN1042784 CULTURE AND TOURISM
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG MARC VANLANGENDONCK
COMMON SFN1042790 DESTINATION MANAGEMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE
COMMON SFN1042950 DESTINATION MANAGEMENT
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE
COMMON SUP5071959 GEOGRAPHY OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG CHRISTIAN MARIE CYRIEL EDGAR KESTELOOT
COMMON SUP4065239 HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE
COMMON SFN1042775 LANDSCAPE URBANISM
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG KELLY SHANNON
COMMON SFN1042795 MODELLING LAND USE CHANGES
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG ANTON VAN ROMPAEY
COMMON SUP4065194 NATURAL RISK MANAGEMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG KERVYN DE MEERENDRE
COMMON SFN1042788 PLACE MANAGEMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG GERT VERSTRAETEN
COMMON SFN1042937 PLACE MANAGEMENT
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG GERT VERSTRAETEN
COMMON SFN1042772 SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG LIESBET VRANKEN
COMMON SUP4065237 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG JAN VAN DER BORG
COMMON SUP4065407 TOURISM, GLOBALIZATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE
COMMON SUP4065195 URBAN POLITICAL ECOLOGY
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG CHRISTIAN MARIE CYRIEL EDGAR KESTELOOT
COMMON SUP4065278 APPLIED ECONOMETRICS
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065259 BUSINESS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065255 CARTOGRAPHY - GIS
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065256 DATA ANALYSIS
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065257 ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065250 FINANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065260 LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044643 LOCAL PUBLIC SERVICES
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044625 LOCATIONAL CHOICES AND REGIONAL DYNAMICS
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA PATRICIA VORNETTI
COMMON SFO2044633 MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS AND TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT: INFORMATION AND TERRITORIAL DYNAMICS
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065247 REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIES
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065279 TECHNICAL INVESTIGATION
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044645 TERRITORIAL PROJECT WORK
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044635 TERRITORIAL PUBLIC POLICIES’ ASSESSMENT
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4069079 WORKSHOP
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 2nd Year First
semester
FRA

Other activities
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SFN1029258 COMMUNICATION, CULTURE AND KNOWLEDGE OF THE ITALIAN SOCIO-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT
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2 1st Year First
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN
COMMON SFO2044621 COMMUNICATION, CULTURE AND KNOWLEDGE OF FRENCH SOCIO-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA PATRICIA VORNETTI

Internships and traineeships
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SUP4065280 INTERNSHIP
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
12 2nd Year Second
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN

Final examination
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SUP4065241 THESIS
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18   Annual ENG