991017 Strategic Gaming 2017: Conflicts in the Arctic

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Kromp-Kolb, Helga , Hinterstoisser, Barbara , Pankratz, Thomas
Center for Global Change and Sustainability
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction


Supported by experts and mentors, "Strategic Gaming" wants to analyse and assess regional, national and international conflicts in the arctic region. The main aim is to train strategic thinking aiming for solutions including ecological aspects.
Students will represesent the main "actors" of the game: states as well as regional and international organisations. The teams will consist of students of different universities and organisations. (BMLVS, DA, BMEIA, BMI, Uni Wien, Universität für Bodenkultur, FH Wr. Neustadt). Prior to the game there will be a kick off meeting to get aquainted with the game's rules.

Previous knowledge expected

Interrest in the current situation of the arctic and strategic planning.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Strategic thinking aiming for solutions, including the aspect of ecology and resources.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.