M.A. On Campus

Urban and Regional Planning

24 months
11915 EUR/year
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Urban and regional planning is constantly challenged by the transformation of society as well as by changes in our knowledge about and understanding of the world. We offer a master degree in Urban and Regional Planning at Stockholm University.


This means that various processes, norms, applications and impacts of planning have to be continuously critically assessed. 

This multidisciplinary programme in Urban and Regional Planning from Stockholm University is designed for students who wish to deepen their knowledge of the terms and conditions of planning in Sweden and internationally. 

Key Features 

  • It is intended both for those who have a recent undergraduate degree and those who have some working experience and would like to get new impulses and insights. 
  • The programme is linked to the following research profiles: the Stockholm Urban and Regional Research Environment, and Population Geography, Migration and GIS.

Programme Structure

  • Compulsory courses: Theoretical Perspectives on Planning, 7.5 credits, Planning Practices in Cities and Regions, 7.5 credits, Advanced Method in Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning, 15 credits, Master’s Thesis in Urban and Regional Planning, 30 credits.
  • In the student study plan individual preferences can be met by optional courses at the departments of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Economics, Economic History, Ethnology, History of Religions and Gender Studies, Human Geography, Physical Geography and Quaternary Geology, Political Science, Sociology, and Statistics. One semester can be spent at a university abroad.

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with at least 90 ECTS credits in Human Geography, Geography, Urban and Regional Planning, Statistics, Economics, Sociology, Ethnology, Political Science, Economic History, Archaeology, Earth Science, Global Development, Environmental Management, Tourism or other university education relevant for Urban and Regional Planning. Swedish upper secondary school course English B/English 6 or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11915 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23830 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 60000 SEK. The complete programme: 240000 SEK.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /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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