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Strategic Planning of Urban Climate Transitions - 709A03

Urban Planning
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The course introduces theories and methods for converting to fossil-free and climaterobust cities and regions, as well as how climate transitions are expressed in strategic planning.Theories about transitions, adaptability, mainstreaming and collaboration are highlighted. During the course, three parts of strategic planning and management are discussed: needs analysis, objectives and principles for urban climate governance, as well as measures and solutions.


On completion of the course, the student should be able to:

- describe and discuss key concepts in urban climate transition theories such as adaptability, transformative change/measures and integration of climate and environmental policy

- apply methods to analyse and discuss different types of urban needs for emissons reduction and climate adaptation

- compare and critically examine urban strategic planning for climate transistions (needs, governance and actions) from a transitions perspective analyse prinicples and measures to reduce urban climate impact and climate risks

Module level: Advanced

Degree level: Master

Language: English

Study mode: Campus based

SDG11 Theme: 

ECTS: 7.5

Semester: Autumn 2022

Starting date: December 5, 2022

Finishing date: January 20, 2023

Enrollment period: Autumn period 15/3 - 19/4

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 follow the instructions above and apply via the portal.