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Strategic Planning - Regions and EU - 709A06

Urban Planning
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The course addresses regional development planning, with a focus on EU memeber states. The course discusses how EU's regional development policy and programmes are implemented through regional strategic planning. There is a specific focus on how regional development planning manages challenges such as climate change, urbanisation, digitalisation and social equality. The course includes elements that provide insight into ongoing regional planning efforts and development projects as well as examples of how this is organised and how priorities are made within regions and at the EU level.


On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- describe and critically reflect on regional strategic planning frameworks for regions in the EU
- explain and critically reflect on how regional strategic planning is designed and practiced through and in collaboration with various actors
- analyse regional strategic planning

Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Campus based

SDG11 Theme: 

ECTS: 7.5

Semester: Spring 2022

Starting date: Mars 2022

Finishing date: April 2022

Enrollment period: 16/8 - 15/10

Additional Info: 

Single subject and programme course

Entry requirements: Bachelor’s degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen in Urban and Regional Planning, or equivalent

English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B)

If you have any questions, please contact

Participation form: Please follow the instructions and apply via our portal


Linköping University

Participation info

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