Senior Scientist Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Nina SVANDA

Climate-sensitive spatial planning, urban regions, municipal and regional development, tourism development and spatial planning, regional development in emerging countries

Nina Svanda studied spatial planning at TU Wien and worked on national and international municipal/regional development projects in Austria and South America during her employment in a planning office from 1996 to 2004. Since 2004 she has been teaching and researching at the Institute of Spatial Planning at TU Wien. In 2013 she completed her dissertation on "Building Bridges - Bridging International Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation: The Contribution of Urban Development Planning". The topics of disasters or crises and how these can be managed/prevented with the support of spatial planning measures permeate her teaching, research and project activities. Her research has led her from natural disasters to armed conflicts and currently to dealing with the climate crisis. Climate-sensitive spatial planning and its implementation at regional and metropolitan level are of particular concern to Nina Svanda.

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ID Type Title
200.273 SE Seminar Environmental Engineering, opens an external URL in a new window
280.794 PR Spatial Development Planning | Urban Region Eferding, opens an external URL in a new window
280.923 SE Diplomseminar Region, opens an external URL in a new window


The table contains an overview of the courses held by Nina Svanda in the winter semester 2023. The first column contains the six-digit course number, the second one the course type and the third one the course title. The following course types are available: VO (lecture), VU (lecture with exercise), UE (exercise), SE (seminar), PR (project), EX (excursion).


  • klimagerechte Raumplanung
  • Stadtregionen
  • kommunale und regionale Entwicklungsplanung
  • Tourismus und Raumplanung
  • APCC Special report: Strukturen für ein klimafreundliches Leben