- Department of Logistics and Management of Transport
Introduction of the issues, definitions and introductory concepts. World geography and its research subject. Economic geography - Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, America, the Czech Republic. Transport geography and its research subject. Characteristics of transportation as one of the branches of the global economy. Transport systems and their location in the world. Particular transport modes as part of the economy and the world transport system.
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
- Study Objective:
Basics of geographical thinking. Economy in its spatial connections and structures. Laws of function and development of socio-economic areas as a viewpoint of understanding of the world economy. Gaining knowledge of the importance of the transportation in connection with the development of the global economy and life quality.
- Study materials:
Duchoň B., Seifertová, V.: Hospodářská geografie, Praha, Vydavatelství ČVUT, 1998
Brinke, J.: Úvod do geografie dopravy. Univerzita Karlova v Praze, 1999
Mirvald, S.: Geografie dopravy I.-III., Západočeská univerzita, Plzeň, 1999-2001
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans: