Course: Geography of Bavaria and Saxony

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Course title Geography of Bavaria and Saxony
Course code KGE/GBAS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Dokoupil Jaroslav, Doc. PaedDr. Ph.D.
Course content
This course includes these items: Location, historical development, administrative division of Bavaria and Saxony. Natural conditions and resources. Population and settlement. Status ranking of industries and territorial structure of the economy - manufacturing, agriculture, transport, tourism attractions. Possibilities of a cross-border cooperation between Czech and German regions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Students' portfolio, Individual study, Lecture
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 39 hours per semester
professional knowledge
It is advisable that students have fundamental prerequisites for study of Geography.
learning outcomes
An overview abaut the geographical structure of Bavaria and Saxony. To perceive the need for the cross-border cooperation between Czech and German border regions, which is important both for good-neighbourhood relations and for an interregional public tender of the European regions
professional skills
Analyze the selected component of Bavaria and Saxony.
general eligibility
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Individual study
Students' portfolio
professional skills
Individual study
Students' portfolio
general eligibility
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Individual presentation at a seminar
professional skills
Individual presentation at a seminar
general eligibility
Individual presentation at a seminar
Recommended literature
  • Lexikon zemí 2000. Praha : Fortuna, 1999. ISBN 80-86144-35-6.
  • Sachsen. 3. Auflage. Ostfildern : Verlag Karl Baedeker, 2001. ISBN 3-89525-123-2.
  • Kowalke a kol. Sachsen. Gotha, Perthes, 2000.
  • Král, Václav. Fyzická geografie Evropy. Vyd. 1. Praha : Academia, 1999. ISBN 80-200-0684-2.
  • Maier. Bayern. Gotha, Perthes, 1998.
  • Tomášek, Radmil; Střída, Miroslav. Bavorsko : Mnichov, üezno, Norimberk, Pasov : Průvodce do zahraničí. 1. vyd. Praha : Olympia, 1991. ISBN 80-7033-170-4.
  • Tomášek, Radmil; Střída, Miroslav; Hedánek, Jiří. Německo : Průvodce do zahraničí. 1. vyd. Praha : Olympia, 1992. ISBN 80-7033-226-3.
  • Votýpka, Jan. Fyzická geografie Evropy. 1. vyd. Praha : Karolinum, 1994. ISBN 80-7066-931-4.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Economics Economic and Regional Geography (2013) Geography courses 3 Summer