The Urban and Regional Planning programme offers you a thorough understanding of advanced theories and methodologies of urban and regional planning, with a focus on urban and metropolitan areas.
New conditions of the network society and relational geography have rapidly influenced urban and regional development. The Master's programme in Urban and Regional Planning offers you a broad training in urban and regional planning, with a focus on strategic planning, climate proof cities, mobility in transformative spaces as well as urban planning and property-led development. During the programme, you will focus on innovative forms of planning aimed at solving problems of collective action in metropolitan areas.
The Urban and Regional Planning programme offers you a thorough understanding of advanced theories and methodologies of urban and regional planning, with a focus on urban and metropolitan areas. Core elements are drafting spatial plans, policies and projects (spatial interventions), understanding actor constellations, knowing the institutional conditions of spatial interventions and the international comparison of spatial planning traditions and metropolitan governance.
€ 2060 / jaar
In the various Master's courses many topics are related to the lecturers' research.
* Comparative analysis of European metropolitan areas such as Copenhagen, Strasbourg and Vienna;
* Institutional requirements for multiple land use;
* Commercial gentrification
* Strategic planning in the northern wing of the Randstad;
* Transition paths to sustainable urban mobility, or;
* Support for transport and land use strategy-making.
Students complete the Master's programme Urban and Regional Planning with a Master's thesis in which they apply their knowledge of relevant planning theories and empirical research methods. The topics should be related to the planning courses and topics offered by the programme.
Tuition fees are adjusted annually. For up-to-date information, please see www.uva.nl/collegegeld (Dutch students) or www.uva.nl/tuition (international students).