Factsheet European Urban Studies (M.Sc.)

Main Objectives of the study programme
Become an urban curator, the competent and reflective expert for the urban realm. Train in

  • Research-based analysis of urban design and urban planning and their impact on society
  • Urban strategies
  • Interrelations to rural development
  • Project development
  • Stakeholder mediation and process-oriented development
  • Urban Sociology
  • Global interrelations and interdependencies of urban solutions

Graduates of architecture, landscape planning, interior design, regional/spatial planning, geography, civil engineering, urban and architectural sociology, environmental sciences and other disciplines relevant to the natural and built environment

International (course taught in English language; worldwide network for professional experience)

Interdisciplinary (combines urban design/planning, urban heritage, urban sociology, project management and spatial planning)

Research and design oriented (quality of built space)

4 semesters
the 3rd semester is spent doing a traineeship ("model projects" worldwide)

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Costs of studies as well as financing opportunities are explained in detail here.

Besides the study fees and living expenses you have to consider possible costs for excursions and study trips as well as additional living costs that may come up during a semester outside Weimar (for example internship period).