Urban Management

TU Berlin

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
7333 EUR/year
7333 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The internationally recognized Master of Science Degree in Urban Management from TU Berlin is awarded on the successful completion of the Urban Management program. 


The international, postgraduate Master's Course Urban Management was installed at Technische Universität Berlin in the fall of 2005. The degree also provides eligibility to register for PhD programs in Germany and the rest of Europe.

The Urban Management from TU Berlin offers training in management approaches that cross the boundaries of isolated professional knowledge. German language courses are offered throughout the first year. The language of instruction is English.

The start of the new intake of the Master's course is October every year. The duration of the course is 3 semesters. Two semesters are reserved for classes at the Technical University Berlin. The third semester is dedicated to further specialization and the preparation of a Master's thesis. Topics that addressing issues deriving from problems in the students’ home countries are encouraged. The program also involves internships in relevant institutions in Germany and abroad.

The Master's course in Urban Management is open to graduates from various disciplines and all countries. The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 30 students per year. So far, our students and graduates have come from the following countries:

  • Afghanistan, Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Egypt, Equador, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Great Britain, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Libya, Nepal, Norway, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Myan Mar, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela, Vietnam and Zambia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction: Urbanization trends and critical urban studies 
  • Urban governance and planning 
  • Sustainable urban systems 
  • Urban management case studies 
  • Project case studies from foreign countries and Germany 
  • City profiles on participants’ home countries and regions
  • Methods and language education 
  • Urban research methods and academic paper writing
  • Language education: German (or other language) (UE)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines






On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Urban Management Application form (hand-signed)
  • Curriculum vitae (hand-signed)
  • Motivation letter (hand-signed)
  • Copies of your Degree Certificate and Academic Records, including an explanation of the grading system (Certificates and Academic Records in English or German do not need to be translated; those in other languages must be translated into English or German)
  • Two letters of reference (hand-signed). The reference letters should be written on paper with an official letterhead or bear an official stamp.
  • Proof of at least two years of work experience - on your employer(s) letterhead paper and certified by your employer(s)'
  • Copy of your passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7333 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.


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Urban Management
TU Berlin