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European Urban Studies

Bauhaus University Weimar

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
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About

The European Urban Studies programme offered by Bauhaus University Weimar addresses current challenges of cities in Europe.  It is motivated by the general insight in the significance of cities for progress in Europe. Cities are the place for concrete solutions for problems from all fields of everyday life and the place for sustaining democracy. 

Overview

The European Urban Studies programme offered by Bauhaus University Weimar pays special attention to questions of social cohesion, urban housing, cultural diversity, sustainable planning and mobility. The programme works with an understanding of urban planning that combines competences from the disciplines of urban planning, urban sociology, urban design, landscape and spatial planning. It provides a transdisciplinary and comprehensive approach for studying the development of European cities. 

Career

The Master Programme "European Urban Studies" is aiming at the education of researchers in the field of urban studies. It will provide knowledge and academic skills to analyse, research and plan for students who want to start a professional career in urban planning, research and academic institutions and the wider field of civil society. The teaching programme intends to prepare for self-organized research projects and thereby for further studies (PhD), also.

Academic education in the field of urban studies focused on

  • Research on urban problems in contemporary cities in Europe
  • Advanced knowledge in urban planning, urban sociology, urban design, landscape planning, spatial planning
  • Research strategies and methods
  • Intellectual framing on the international discourses in urban studies
  • Personal academic development (also as a preparation for a PhD)
  • Development of a European perspective on urban issues
  • Transdisciplinary understanding of urban studies 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • European cities
  • Urban and Landscape Planning
  • Urban Sociology
  • Urban housing
  • Cultural diversity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

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.
80
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).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission requirement is an undergraduate technically appropriate degree from a German university that enables the graduate to enter the profession with a minimum grade of “good”, a degree from a civil service technical university or a degree from a state or state-recognised academy or equivalent degree from an international university. 
  • The following degrees or specialist areas are considered to be technically appropriate: Architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, town and regional planning, geography, social, cultural and political sciences or other science degrees with content relevant to the course

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

There are no tuition fees but a semester contribution of approx. 160 EUR per semester.

Funding

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European Urban Studies
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