Master's Programme in Urban Studies and Planning
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The Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning is jointly organized by the School of Arts, Design and Architecture and the School of Engineering. The programme is coordinated by the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
The Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning prepares students to excel as professionals capable of understanding and addressing complex urban development challenges. Students learn to address such challenges through a curriculum and pedagogical approach that includes interdisciplinary breadth as well as depth in core areas of knowledge, skill and practice. The programme started in autumn 2017 as a joint programme of the University of Helsinki and Aalto University. There are two schools participating from Aalto: School of Arts, Design and Architecture and School of Engineering.
Apply for seed funding to create collaborative activities with students in Unite! universitiesThe Unite! Seed Fund is intended for promoting collaboration and exchange in student activities within the Unite! universities. Apply by 15 May, 2023.
Free online course "Using CSC computing environment efficiently" 12.–14.4.2023Registration 29 March at the latest.
An inspection of the study environment of Aalto university's campusAll students are invited to answer the anonymous well-being survey from March 27 to April 11.
Napping pods to the campus - suggest the places for themNapping pods will be installed on the campus during spring-summer 2023.
Solve the SDGs 2023A hackathon on two continents for one purpose: building a better tomorrow. Apply by Friday 17.3. to join!
How to apply
Urban Studies and Planning, M.Sc in Architecture
"A diverse group of students with different backgrounds is inspiring. Every teacher has a different expertise and some different perspective to bring to the discussion, and the topics we learned broadened my knowledge of the city from very different perspectives”
Urban Studies and Planning in Real Estate Economics, Master of Science (Technology)
In the Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning in Real Estate Economics you develop into a real estate professional with strong understanding of urban government, policy-making and planning.