Course detail

Spatial Economics

FAST-DV73OptionalDoctoral (3rd cycle)Acad. year: 2017/2018Summer semester1. year of study8  credits

Strategy and territorial conception. Territorial development and territorial marketing. Spatial economic rules. Wagner’s Law. Real estate market. Public investments and public beneficial projects. Development projects. Communication and economic synergy. Sustainable urban development. Regional policy.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The ability of student to incorporate the spatial economic aspects in the preparation of the development projects

Mode of delivery

20 % face-to-face, 80 % distance learning


Principles of the economic theory, of the marketing and of the civil engineering economics


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.Characteristics of region and typology of regions
2.Temporal and spatial economic theories and methods
3.Strategy and territorial conception. SWOT analysis of territory
4.Conception of spatial technical infrastructure and tertiary sphere
5.Territorial development. Territorial marketing
6.Application of spatial economic rules. Regional and city demand and supply
7.Economics and spatial arrangement of municipalities and urban regions
8.Wagner Law. Market of legal norms market of Ronald Coase. Instruments of direct municipal economic politics. Public municipal services management(direct handling, management, concession). Real estate market. External interference into the real estate market and territorial developement
9.Public investments and public beneficial projects
10. Implementation of development projects
11.Communication and economic synergy: Science and technology parks. World trade centers and entrepreneurship. Teleports. Reception of companies into the territory, information aid, export aid, technology transfer aid, development aid
12.Sustainable urban development. Ecocity concept
13.Regional politics of European Union


The subject provides the basic information about the spatial economics, the national and European regional policy and about the territorial marketing that is needed for the students Civil Engineering Management study program

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer