Researching (urban) Landscape Governance & Management, 5 ECTS

Last changed: 25 October 2021

22-29 April 2021.

The objective of this PhD course is to discuss how to apply landscape governance and management, based on a case study approach into the students own research projects, and to give students further insights and inspiration to contemporary theories and methodologies coupled with examples from international research projects and practice.

The course will give an introduction to the context in which studies of landscape governance and management are relevant today. It will provide an orientation on theories related to public administration and public governance approaches related to landscape management and citizen engagement. Further, the course will present and discuss case study research methodological approaches. The course will engage students in contemporary research approaches to studying landscape governance and management, including connections to their own projects.

This four day PhD course will build on a combination of own readings of literature, lectures from leading academics, discussions with lecturers and students, as well as essays reflecting the students own work to the course.

  • Syllabus
  • Time: 2021-04-22 - 2021-04-29
  • Location: SLU Alnarp
  • Application: To apply, candidates should please submit the following to Thomas B. Randrup ( by 7 April 2021:
    - Name and contact information,
    - A statement of interest with motivation for participating in this course,
    - PhD start date, title of the research project, name of supervisor(s), and home institution.