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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
SUSTAINABLE TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT
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Degree course details
Degree course type Second cycle degree D.M. 270/2004
Ia2384
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Degree course code IA2384
Activated in 2017/18
Year of degree course structure 2017/18
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    SU2297 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT (Ord. 2017)
IA2296 - LOCAL DEVELOPMENT - SVILUPPO LOCALE

Degree programme regulations Regulations Rector's decree and regulations, issued on 31/05/2017 with RD n. 1852/2017
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

The degree course is held in English and French. The course is also organized according to a fixed international mobility: the first semester in Padua, the II semester at KULeuven and the III semester at
Univ. Paris 1, Panthéon - Sorbonne.
The IV sem (for internship and thesis) will be held in either one of theseuniversities: at the Dom Bosco Catholica University (Campo Grande / Brazil) or at one of three African partner universities at Cairo Univ., Ouagadougo Univ., and the Univ of Johannesburg. Students can apply for internships and research for the thesis even in the 3 non-academic partner organisations: Via-Via Tourism Academy - Belgium, Alda - Italy and Sebrae - Brazil.

The 4 pillars of sustainability are the connecting threads of the teachings that are distributed in the various locations involved: socio-spatial dynamics (Padua), environmental dynamics (Leuven), and economic dynamics(Paris) from an environmental and socio-cultural perspective. Finally, the four pillars are connected transversely by governance dynamics (i.e.policies).

Graduates will be able to recognize the emergence of favourable conditions for sustainable development and, simultaneously, to identify the conditions of unsustainability. Furthermore, they will be able to draw on the sustainability of the development processes and to plan corrective practices in contexts of unsustainability. Lastly, they will also be able to promote the establishment of conditions conducive to sustainable development.

In particular, in this respect, graduates will acquire an in-depth knowledge and will have the ability to apply—in full autonomy and even in particularly problematic contexts—the different methodologies used for the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs and projects for sustainable development.

The course includes a kick-off seminar (3-4 days). This activity provides an orientation to the master through the involvement of all of the operational resources of the course. The propaedeutic efficacy of kick-off seminar (KOS) comes from creating a solid foundation for educational activities through the sharing of course content and the knowledge of the roles/tasks that are offered.

The course includes an on-site traineeship in collaboration with relevant agencies, associations, institutions, companies and NGOs, with the objective of conducting a case study that will provide the starting point for the master degree's final exam.


Occupational opportunities

Potential professional opportunities lie in the vast field of sustainable territorial development at the micro-, meso- and macro-scale/level. They concern context analysis and feasibility studies, activities in the framework of the project cycle, participation in the design and evaluation of policies and sector programs.

Workplaces: NGOs, public administrations at various levels, national and international agencies and organizations, professional associations and citizens' associations, companies.

Admission
Admission type Open access with admission requirements
number of non-EU students resident abroad 30
        of which Chinese ("Marco Polo" Programme) --
Minimum number of pre-enrollments on which the activation of the Course of Study depends   --
Enrollment as a part time student no
Fees Fees for A.Y. 2017/18

Course calendar
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2017 course timetable
Show examination schedule 2017/18 Reg.2017 examination schedule
Show final examination schedule 2017/18 Reg.2017 final examination schedule

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
Chair of the Degree Course Teachers' Council MARINA BERTONCIN

Course units available for each Academic Year of the degree course
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Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
COMMON SUP4065274 ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year First
semester
ENG LAURA SECCO
COMMON SUP7081020 GROUP INTERACTION AND DYNAMICS (C.I.)
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
    ENG ALESSIO SURIAN
»   SUP7081022 GROUP DYNAMICS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING (MOD. A)
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year First
semester
ENG ALESSIO SURIAN
»   SUP7081021 HOW TO ENHANCE GROUP INTERACTION AND INTERCULTURAL LEARNING (MOD. B)
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
4 1st Year First
semester
ENG JOSEMAR DE CAMPOS MACIEL
COMMON SFM1026971 HOW TO MEASURE THE IMPACT OF LOCAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
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6 1st Year First
semester
ENG ANNA GIRALDO
COMMON SUP4065305 PROJECT PLANNING AND EVALUATION
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6 1st Year First
semester
ENG ELENA PISANI
COMMON SUP7080345 TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT AND GIS
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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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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG DOMINIQUE ANDREE VANNESTE
COMMON SUP4065240 CONSERVATION POLICIES
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SFN1042768 CRITICAL REVIEW OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT POLICIES AND PLANNING
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SFN1042784 CULTURE AND TOURISM
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080457 DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080477 DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080500 GEOGRAPHIES OF MOBILITY AND TRANSPORTATION
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP5071959 GEOGRAPHY OF DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080479 GLOBAL CHANGE, ECO-SYSTEMS AND SUSTAINABILITY
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP4065239 HERITAGE AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080481 INTRODUCTION TO GEOPROCESSING
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080478 LAND EVALUATION AND LAND USE PLANNING
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SFN1042795 MODELLING LAND USE CHANGES
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080355 PLACE MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080356 PLACE MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT
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Current A.Y. 2017/18
3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SFN1042772 SOCIETY-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTIONS
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3 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
COMMON SUP7080480 STRATEGIC SPATIAL PLANNING
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6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG
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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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065259 BUSINESS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065255 CARTOGRAPHY - GIS
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065256 DATA ANALYSIS
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3 2nd Year First
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COMMON SUP4065257 ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
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3 2nd Year First
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FRA
COMMON SUP4065250 FINANCE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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3 2nd Year First
semester
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COMMON SUP4065260 LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044643 LOCAL PUBLIC SERVICES
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044625 LOCATIONAL CHOICES AND REGIONAL DYNAMICS
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044633 MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS AND TERRITORIAL DEVELOPMENT: INFORMATION AND TERRITORIAL DYNAMICS
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065254 REGIONAL INDICATORS OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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3 2nd Year First
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COMMON SFO2044637 REGIONAL STRATEGIC PERSPECTIVE
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3 2nd Year First
semester
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COMMON SUP4065247 REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIES
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3 2nd Year First
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FRA
COMMON SFO2046026 SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES STRATEGIES IN GLOBALISATION
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044639 STAKES AND TOOLS OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044629 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT FISCAL POLICIES
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4065279 TECHNICAL INVESTIGATION
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044627 TERRITORIAL MANAGEMENT POLICIES
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044645 TERRITORIAL PROJECT WORK
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044635 TERRITORIAL PUBLIC POLICIES’ ASSESSMENT
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SFO2044641 TRANSBOUNDARY TERRITORIAL COOPERATION
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA
COMMON SUP4069079 WORKSHOP
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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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Current A.Y. 2017/18
2 1st Year First
semester
ENG MARINA BERTONCIN
COMMON SFO2044621 COMMUNICATION, CULTURE AND KNOWLEDGE OF FRENCH SOCIO-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT
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3 2nd Year First
semester
FRA

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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12 2nd Year Second
semester
ENG

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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Current A.Y. 2017/18
18   Annual ENG