Planum The Journal of Urbanism Newsletter July 2012 – Choice of planner’s study programs

Dear Readers,

Planum. The Journal of Urbanism is pleased to present you a selection of Masters and Master of Science courses for the next accademic years, in Europe and in collaboration with extra-European Universities as well.
Masters and MSc courses have been selected for their educational programmes and fields of studies, for the relevance of the hosting Universities and for their aims and formative demands. Masters and MSc are open for applications for students a
nd practitioners. Fell free to share our newsletter to whom may be interested, such as students, scholars or others colleagues. For further information, please follow the links to Planum “News and Events” column, to Universities and Masters websites or use the E-mail contacts. Good reading and good applications!

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DPEA | Ecole Nationale Superieure d’Architecture de Paris La Villette

International Post-Master
Recherches en Architecture 2012-2013

Deadline:6 July 2012
Duration: 1 accademic year of 34 weeks with one day at week of lesson
Language: French
Credits: 60 ECTS

Les mutations et transformations territoriales, urbaines et architecturales observables dans bien des parties du monde actuel constituent un défi qui ne saurait se limiter aux seuls aspects spatiaux. Observer ces transformations ne saurait donc suffire: il faut les comprendre pour mieux agir.

Contacts: Main we
 | Master Website | E-mail contact

EUR | Erasmus University Rotterdam
UGM | Gadjah Mada University Indonesia

MSc Double degree
Urban and Regional Planning and Management in Indonesia

Deadline: mid July 2012
Duration: 3 September 2012 – 27 September 2014
Language: English

The Master programme combines one year in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on urban and regional planning in Indonesia with one year on urban management and development in the Netherlands. It offers two accredited master diplomas within a two year.

Contacts: Main website | Master website | E-mail contact

ETH | Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich

Master Courses
· Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems Master (Credits ECTS: 120)
· Geomatic Engineering and Planning Master (Credits ECTS: 90)

Deadline: 1 November or 15 December 2012 – to start the programme the following October
Duration: 3 or 4 semesters
Language: English and German
Credits: 120 – 60 ECTS

The Spatial Master Course offers a broadly based education in the fields of Spatial Use, Development a
nd Economics, Planning Methodology, Communication, Transport Planning and Systems. 
The Geomatic Master‘s knowledge ranges from the geosciences to computer science to spatial planning. Geomatic engineers monitor the structures of our living and working space, and contribute to a better understanding of processes relevant to the earth’s environment.

Contacts: Spatial Master Website | Geomatic Master Website | E-mail contact

TU | Delft University of Technology

Master of Science
Architecture, Urbanism and Building Sciences

Deadline: between December and April – to start the programme the following October
Duration: 2 years
Language: Dutch and English

The Faculty of Architecture at TU Delft offers a dynamic Master’s programme very much informed by the unique circumstances of the Netherlands, where the high population density has strongly influenced thinking ab
out how to work creatively with space. The Faculty has an outstanding reputation and attracts students from all over the world. The programme is especially strong in such areas as design, research, management, technology and research-by-design.

Contacts: Main website | Master website | E-mail contact

UCL | University College of London
The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment

Master of Science
MSc International Planning

Deadline: 3 August 2012
Duration: Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2 years or more
Language: English
Credits: 180 ECTS

The MSc International Planning is intended for students who want an international perspective on planning systems and cultures or are likely to work outside the UK after their studies. The programme consists of six core modules (90 credits), one specialism with two module
s (30 credits), and a research dissertation (60 credits).

Contacts: Main website | Master website | E-mail contact

UPC | Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Master of Science
Master’s degree in Urbanism

Deadline: before September 2012
Duration: 2 years
Language: Spanish
Credits: 120 ECTS

The field of urbanism must be closely linked to the rapid changes in our society in the new information era, and to the growing complexity of urban phenomena and their interaction. The aim of this master’s degree is to provide resources to confront the challenges of contemporary urban planning, as well as new tools for critical intervention in different contexts.

Contacts: Main website | Master Website | E-mail contact


Politecnico di Milano 

Master of Science
Urban Planning and Policy Design

Deadline: 5 September 2011 for entry in October, 20 February 2012 for entry in March
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Credits: 120 ECTS

The aim of the Programme is to train highly-qualified figures in the field of spatial planning at the urban and territorial scale, construction, assessment and management of complex programmes and projects for change and governance of cities, territories and landscape.

Contacts: Main Website | Master Website | E-mail contact

KTH | Royal Institute of Technology Stockolm

Master of Science
Master Sustainable Urban Planning and Design (THSSM)

Deadline: 15 October for studies/project work starting in January, later for those in the spring
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Credits: 120 ECTS

The Master’s programme in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design prepares students for these tasks and provides them with a thorough understanding of the planning process and the aesthetic, social, economic and environmental determinants that contribute
to sustainable urban development. The programme brings together students of architecture, planning, civil engineering, and natural and social sciences.

Contacts: Main Website | Master Website | E-mail contact

University of Copenhagen

Master of Science
MSc in Landscape Architecture and Urban Design

Deadline: 1 January – to start the programme the following October
Duration: 2 years
Language: English
Credits: 120 ECTS

As an MSc in landscape architecture and urban design, you shape the future urban environments and housing areas, parks and landscapes, so that they provide excellent human and natural settings for many years to come. During the MSc programme, you specialise in landscape planning, park management or urban design.

Contacts: Main Website | Master Website | E-mail contact


Università IUAV di Venezia
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Universitat de Girona
Universidade Tecnica de Lisboa
Università di Sassari

European Master Course
Planning and Policies for Cities, Environment and Landscape

Deadline: forthcoming
Duration: 2 years
Language: Italian and Spanish

The European Masters Course in Planning and policies for the City, Environment and Landscape is a joint degree course offered by the CAP Consortium partners, that include two Italian univerisities, two Spanish-Catalan universities and one Portuguese university. Students will have the possibility of studying for one semester at three universities of choice, and can
choose to work on their thesis and/or participate in a job placement scheme in numerous other international destinations.

Contacts: Main website | Master Website | E-mail contact

TU | Delft University of Technology
UPC | Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
KUL | Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Università IUAV di Venezia

EMU European Postgraduate Master
Urbanism Strategies and design for cities and territories

Deadline: related to the hosting institution
Duration: 2 years (4 semester)
Language: English
Credits: 120 ECTS

The joint European Postgraduate master programme in Urbanism is focused on a set of key issues (to be periodically reviewed and up-dated) which reflect contemporary challenges within cities and territories. The issues frame the design studios and provide the stude
nts with a structure to orient their individual educations tracks. The master course is design oriented and affirms the role of design in the knowledge process, while integrating different levels of scale. Learning by doing, research by design and the project as knowledge producer constitute the key concerns and standpoints of this master.

Contacts: Master Website | E-mail contact

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