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Urban Development

TU Berlin

24 months
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10000 EUR/year
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The Urban Development program from TU Berlin trains you to become an expert in urbanization processes in Europe and the MENA region (Middle East & North Africa).

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Overview

Key facts

Urban growth is extensively transforming the face of the planet. For the first time in human history, more than half of the world's population now lives in towns and cities. With an average growth rate of 2.1% per annum from 1990-2003, the MENA region has one of the world’s most rapidly expanding populations, increasingly concentrated in urban areas.

Cities in both the MENA region and other parts of the world are engines of growth, providing a disproportionate share of income opportunities and access to services. At the same time, cities are places of growing social and economic inequality, with increasing numbers of people living in poverty and deteriorating living conditions. Furthermore, urbanization also poses a significant challenge in the 21st century, with an estimated 80% of global greenhouse gas emissions linked to urban areas. The enormous contribution of urban areas to global greenhouse gas emissions is set to increase even more.

The challenges surrounding urban growth require theoretical approaches and operational tools that are properly geared to the specific social, economic and institutional conditions of a specific region. In addition, urban low carbon concepts in recognition of local resources, know-how and management capacities are essential elements of an effective planning strategy for the future.

The Urban Development program from TU Berlin takes an interdisciplinary and international comparative perspective - with a special focus on the MENA region - exploring the specific conditions for interventions in differing urban contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Planning (Tools)
  • Environmental Planning
  • Urban Landscape Design
  • Urban Sociology
  • Project Management
  • Urban Economics
  • Planning Law
  • Urban Governance

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Passport Copy
  • Curriculum Vitae (max. 2 pages)
  • Motivation Letter (max. 2 pages)
  • Certificates and Transcripts of your BSc. Studies, or any other University degree that makes you eligble for the Master Program you apply for.
  • Certificates of Work Experience if any.
  • Certificates of Civic Engagement or voluntary social work if any.
  • Certificate of English Language Proficiency

Work experience

The advanced master’s programs at TU Berlin Campus El Gouna were designed for young professionals who wish to advance their academic education with the intention to take the next steps in their careers. Consequently, the Department of Urban Development is looking for applicants who have already acquired practical work experience of 12 to 24 months in an area that is relevant to the field of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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