Defense Geography

Obramboslovna geografija

Course credits:

6.0 ECTS / 60 (30 hours of lectures, 0 hours of exercises, 30 hours of seminars, 0 hours other forms of work)

Course holder:

izr. prof. dr. Vladimir Prebilič

Type:

Required

Language:

English

Semester:

Second semester

Study degree

1. level

    Course execution:

  • Undergraduate Programme of Defence Studies
  • Undergraduate Programme of International Relations

Short content

The course presents basic elements of geographical space with special outline to the possible conversion of geographical space into battlefield. Further on the course offers overview of some geographical factors that have direct and some indirect influences on security. With that the defense geographical potential is being presented as a starting point for mobilization and waging war what may increase the probability of victory in the battlefield. Basics of the military ecology are being explained. Issue of natural resources as factor of influences on defense systems is another matter of the course where special emphasis is given on the theory of natural resources as reasons for the conflicts. The geography of crisis area is explained through the direct and indirect consequences in the environment.

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Curriculum was last modified on: 08.05.2019