Mobilities and Urban Studies, M.Sc. | Aalborg University | Aalborg, Denmark
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Mobilities and Urban Studies

24 months
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The Mobilities and Urban Studies programme of Aalborg University is interesting for students motivated to gain the technical skills associated with engineering as well as the theoretical based reflection of social science to understand, design or plan mobility in and around cities – thus to become a “reflecting technologist” as we like to call it.


The Mobilities and Urban Studies programme of Aalborg University approaches mobilities as more than simply movement and it offers a new innovative and cross-disciplinary mobility-profession based on the new mobilities turn. Mobilities & Urban studies at Aalborg University integrates the diverse challenges that are related to an increasing physical mobility (traffic and transportation by car, plane or train alike), increased use of virtual mobility (mobile phones and smart transport systems), increasing social mobility (tourism and migration) and environmentally friendly and sustainable modes of transportation (e.g. bicycle cultures or bike lanes in Copenhagen).

The Mobilities & Urban Studies programme enables graduates to examine, integrate and design new solutions related to technological, environmental and urban planning challenges, as well as economic, organizational, political, and social strategies - all related to the field of mobilities.

The MSc programme in Mobilities & Urban Studies is a two years full-time study based on a combination of academic, mobile labs, problem-based learning (PBL) and interdisciplinary approaches based on a multitude of work and evaluation methods. Whether students plan to do research at universities or work in the private sector or public institutions, Mobilities & Urban Studies at Aalborg University offers a leading and international oriented academic education focused on mobilities - one of few in fact.

Job and Career

The social need for graduates with a cross-disciplinary mobility profile, such as the one acquired through tThe MSc programme Urban Design with a specialization in Mobilities & Urban Studies at Aalborg University, is mainly found within public administration and institutions as well as private organisations, consultancies and consulting engineering firms working within the field of mobility, transport and city life.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Mobilities Turn
  • Applied Philosophy of Science and Mobile Methods
  • Mobilities: Politicy, Branding and Place Management
  • Mobile Culture and Communication

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

  • Bachelors with the following degrees are eligible for admission to the master’s programme in Urban Design (cand.polyt. in urbant design), specializing in either Urban Architecture or Mobilities and Urban Studies: Architecture and Design with specialisation in Architecture and Urban Design, Architectural Engineering, Architectural Engineering
  • All applicants without a legal right must prove that their English language qualifications is equivalent to level B (Danish level) in English.
  • Applicants with an equivalent Danish or foreign degree at a similar level may be admitted subject to individual assessment by the study board.
  • Relevant work experience (minimum 12 months)

Work experience

  • Relevant work experience (minimum 12 months)

Tuition Fee

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    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Students from outside EU/EEA are required to pay tuition fees in order to study at Aalborg University.

Living costs for Aalborg

1075 - 1344 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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