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Sustainable urban planning - PGLBEMK17102

Urban planning


The programme builds on a combination of professional, problem-based and interdisciplinary approaches and is organized on the basis of the following work and evaluation forms combining skills and professional reflection, where students cquire knowledge, skills and competences in the field of urban sustainable planning. The type of instruction is: Lectures, workshops, seminars, assignments, etc.



  • Understanding of the complexities of contemporary urban planning in relation to challenges and possibilities such as sustainability, resilience and liveability
  • Understanding of radical changes that can constitute future directions for international urban development
  • Knowledge and understanding of different concepts, analytical methods and tools for assessing the qualities of planning documents


  • Can critically use relevant theories, concepts, analytical methods and tools for assessing the qualities of planning documents and visions
  • Can analyse urban problems taking into consideration economic, environmental and social conditions
  • Can prepare concepts, proposals and solutions to guide future urban planning objectives
  • Can communicate research-based knowledge and scientific problems and facilitate possible future planning solutions with both professionals (from a variety of fields) and non-specialists


  • Can independently use relevant theories, concepts and methods to identify challenges and possibilities in relation to sustainable urban planning
  • Can engage in interdisciplinary cooperation with other experts and the public in planning urban solutions and proposals and take a professional responsibility in relation to guiding future action
  • Can carry out focused, critical and well-informed research to support the planning for sustainable and liveable cities

Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: 

SDG11 Theme:


Semester: Autumn

Starting date: 1 September 2021

Finishing date: 22 November, 2021

Enrollment period: August

Additional information: The course will have a cost of approximately 400 EURO

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Aalborg University

Participation info

The admission is currently possible for learners from ECIU partner universities. Please fill the above document and send it to the admission-contact person: