Urban Design and Sustainable Revitalization
Master of Science (M.Sc.)


The Master programme in Urban Design and Sustainable Revitalisation cordially welcomes motivated individuals from across the globe and Germany. Prospective applicants are expected to hold a Bachelor degree in architecture, urban and regional planning, urban design, landscape architecture, or related disciplines.

This programme offers a diverse curriculum designed to equip students with essential urban design skills, with a specific focus on revitalising existing neighbourhoods and urban landscapes of cultural significance. Graduates will acquire the expertise necessary to address the multifaceted challenges of contemporary urban environments, fostering innovative solutions for sustainable, inclusive, and culturally rich communities.

At the core of the curriculum lies an interdisciplinary approach to learning and practical engagement. Through design-based projects and comprehensive coursework, students explore the intricate relationship between architecture, urban design, urban development, and cultural heritage preservation. This approach empowers students to envision and implement holistic solutions that shape the built environment across various scales.

The programme offers two study options:

Professional Fields of Activity

  • Public planning administration
  • Planning and urban development offices
  • Research institutions and universities
  • Environmental associations, municipal associations, and organizations
  • Facilities and companies for urban and regional development
  • Cultural heritage organizations in the public and private sectors

Applications and Admissions

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Architecture, Urban Design, Urban Planning, Regional Planning, Landscape Planning or Landscape Architecture
  • Experience in identifying relevant urban development problems, defining tasks, methods and strategies to solve problems and the ability to design qualified concepts in a traceable way
  • Proof of English language proficiency
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