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Territorial Management and Urban Studies

Instituto Superior Técnico

24 months
7000 EUR/year
1063 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Territorial Management and Urban Studies degree is a joint initiative of Instituto Superior Técnico, the Faculty of Architecture and the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning (IGOT) of the University of Lisbon.


About this Degree from Instituto Superior Técnico

When thinking about the concept of a modern city, the importance of spatial planning and urbanism is vital so that society itself can develop in the most optimal way possible. Territorial Management and Urban Studies professionals are able to actively intervene in a qualified and innovative way in the formulation of strategies and concrete solutions for the problems that arise in the planning, construction, rehabilitation and management of urban and metropolitan spaces.

Based on technical knowledge and a deep capacity for critical reflection, this master’s program aims to provide advanced training in the practice of planning and land management, as well as in the implementation of advanced and innovative techniques for processing information in the analysis of problems and responses in the scope of spatial planning and urbanism.

Career Opportunities

Instituto Superior Técnico MSc graduates in Territorial Management and Urban Studies may work in the design of systems, installations, equipment and services that promote the functioning of a territory. This Master Programme offers two types of professional opportunities: in research and in acting as a technical planning and territorial management, in employers such as:

  • public and private consultancy bodies;
  • land use planning and strategic planning;
  • research entities.

Programme Structure

The Master Programme in Territorial Management and Urban Studies (Major) deepens knowledge in topics such as Geography, Urban Management, Organization and Territorial Planning, Environment and is divided into two distinct branches (30 ECTS):

  • Urban Project
  • Territorial Management

The programme structure offers the possibility of choosing subjects in this curricular component.

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • hold a 1st cycle degree in Science and Technology (except in the case of the 2nd cycle in Architecture, which requires a 1st cycle degree in Architecture);
  • hold an academic, scientific or professional curriculum that certifies their ability to do the MSc programme which they apply for.

Candidates are selected according to these criteria:

  • affinity between the degree they hold and the programme they apply for;
  • type of degree they hold;
  • academic success in the programme they attended.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    7000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1063 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1063 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Lisbon

630 - 1123 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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.

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