SPRING - Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies, M.Sc. | TU Dortmund University | Dortmund, Germany
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SPRING - Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies

24 months
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About

SPRING - Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies is a two-year Master´s degree programme from TU Dortmund University that addresses current topics of spatial planning in developing and emerging countries.

Overview

In lectures, for instance SPRING participants discuss the challenges of rapid urban growth, reflect on the conflict between environmental protection and economic development, develop concepts to improve transport systems or define strategies to cope with impacts of climate change.

Key Features 

  • The first year of the SPRING - Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies programme takes place at TU Dortmund University, followed by a second year at one of the five partnering universities in Ghana, Tanzania, The Philippines, Brazil or Chile. Language of instruction is English. 
  • The SPRING programme awards a M.Sc. Degree in “Regional Development Planning and Management”. Both final documents, certificate and transcript, are jointly issued by TU Dortmund University and the respective partnering university of the second study year.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning Approaches and Key Skills for Planners
  • Workshop - Planning Practice
  • Planning in Developing Countries and Physical Infrastructure
  • Planning Tools
  • Concepts and Theories for Planning
  • Socio-Economic Development Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • October 1st for international applicants applying for DAAD scholarship
  • September 15th at partner universities: KNUST, ARU, SURP, UACh

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a field related to Regional or Urban Planning with grades significantly above average
  • A high standard of proficiency in written and spoken English:
  • TOEFL (550 points paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based) Please have your TOEFL-certificate sent to the institutional code 8523
  • IELTS (6,0) 
  • Two years of professional practice is desirable and
  • A strong commitment to further work in regional development planning
  • For applicants for a DAAD scholarship: You should not have graduated from university more than 6 years ago.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

In Germany all public universities are free of tuition fees. However, students are requested to pay a social contribution fee.

Living costs for Dortmund

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

SPRING - Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies
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SPRING - Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies
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