Qualified urban researchers have a variety of career options, including:
- Professional activities with a European/international orientation in urban-related fields
- Scientific activities requiring an understanding of highly complex issues relating to urban development, political decision-making processes, demanding urban planning processes, and social issues
- Practical activities in social fields in which creative, social, scientific, interdisciplinary, and intercultural qualifications are required, such as the free economy, the state and local sectors, public institutions, the media, social organisations, etc.
- Participation in as well as initiation and implementation of research Projects
The degree programme aims to prepare students for doctoral studies and an academic career.
Graduates of the Master’s degree in »European Urban Studies« can pursue structured doctoral studies or an individual doctoral project within one of the professorships at the Institute for European Urban Studies. This enables both thematic continuity and deepening of the research focus on urban studies.