Urban Systems Engineering

University of Debrecen

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
7500 USD/year
7500 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The objective of the program is to train urban system engineers who can effectively contribute to urban planning, settlement architecture, principal architecture, and technical authorities; furthermore, these engineers will be able to assist administrations and communal maintenance services and the protection of the urban built environment of a local government. 


Urban systems engineers are prepared at a high level to implement the conception and programs of urban development and to form their plans. They are able to harmonize the development of settlements, groups of settlements, and areas to make spatial plans, to manage and control such activities, and to conduct scientific research in the professional field.

Graduates can choose from a wide range of positions at public, private, and non-profit organizations, planning and architectural advisory firms, or research institutes.

Programme Structure

Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Urban Sociology, Public Works: Urbanization, Urban Transportation Planning, Urban Environmental Protection, Regional Planning, Urban Architecture, Real Estate Development and Management, Greenfield Management, Ecological Planning, Urban Planning, City Operations, Municipal Administration.

Bridges and Structures, Public Works, Strategic Environmental Assessment, Urban Waste Management, Urban Planning, Built Heritage Protection, Thesis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

  • Credit points can be fully recognized from: civil engineering, gardening and landscape engineering bachelor’s degrees. Bachelor’s degrees in the following fields can be taken into account: computer science engineering from the field of informatics, environmental engineering, earth science and engineering, transportation engineering from the field of engineering, geography, earth science from the field of natural sciences, land surveying and land management engineering, agricultural and rural development engineering, rural development engineering, agricultural engineering from the field of agriculture.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    7500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.


There is a governmental scholarship called Stipendium Hungaricum Scholarship program. The scholarship will be available again for 2021, you may apply from November, please keep checking the following website for updates: (you may check the supported fields/nationalities here: )

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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Urban Systems Engineering
University of Debrecen