Urban Management

The focus of the course is on development situations in the South and Transition countries. The course offers training in management approaches that cross the boundaries of isolated professional know- ledge and aims to present workable solutions for city management.

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DURATION:
18 months

Technische Unversität Berlin

Location With three prestigious universities and numerous other educational institutions, Berlin is a centre of academic life in Germany. Living and studying in this vibrant urban centre offers an opportunity to actively participate in European urban culture and learn from the experience of dealing with a bustling metropolis. With nearly 6,000 international students from 130 different countries, TU Berlin has one of the highest percentages of international students in Germany.
Course focus The focus of the course is on development situations in the South and Transition countries. The course offers training in management approaches that cross the boundaries of isolated professional know- ledge and aims to present workable solutions for city management. The issues addressed are related to the most urgent problems of urban development in many countries, including environmental degradation, uncontrolled urban growth, insecure land tenure, substandard housing conditions for the urban poor, inadequate decision making and local planning systems.
Target group Professionals already working in the field of urban planning, architecture, landscape architecture, civil engineering, administration, etc.
Course language English
Entry requirements
  • Bachelor degree or an equivalent in urban development-related fields
  • At least two years of practical experience in a field related to urban management
  • TOEFL score of no less than 230 (computer based), 550 (paper based) or 80 (internet based)
Degree Awarded Master of Science in Urban Management
Course Begins October 2014
Course Duration 18 months
Course Structure Urban Managemnet_ Modulhandbuch
Urban Managemnet_ structure
Duration of German language course prior to beginning of programme 2 months (for students awarded a DAAD-scholarship)
Urban Management Program
Dr. Bettina Hamann (Coordinator)
Sekr. HBS5
Hardenbergstraße 16-18
D-10623 Berlin