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RWTH Aachen University


Transforming City Regions

Subjects: Transforming City Regions,Urban Transformation,City Regions

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
310 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Transforming City Regions (TCR) is a unique Master program at RWTH Aachen University, focusing on the European dimension in territorial development. This interdisciplinary course addresses the environmental, social, technological, and economic challenges that European cities and regions face today. TCR employs a technically advanced, solution-oriented approach, enabling you to grasp economic efficiency and societal needs. The program is taught entirely in English. TCR is among the new programs at RWTH Aachen University, crafted to tackle the issues affecting European urban and regional landscapes. With its project-oriented focus, you will gain a solid, up-to-date understanding of your field. You'll learn to use various tools and methodologies to transform European cities and regions effectively. This course stands out for its interdisciplinary nature and strong ties to RWTH's renowned engineering tradition. The program's European perspective is evident in its content, structure, teaching staff, and student profile. The methods, attitudes, and values in TCR reflect a uniquely European viewpoint. Close cooperation with other European universities, institutions, organizations, and companies further enriches the course. Europeanisation is a core characteristic of the entire program. In TCR, you will study subjects that include urban planning, sustainable development, and regional policy. The

Program Information

Study Location Aachen
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 310 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

sufficient knowledge of the English language must be proven according to § 3 (9) GER.

Qualification Requirements

Bachelor’s degree with at least 30 credits acquired in spatial-related modules – for example urban design, urban, city, or town planning, urban studies, spatial planning, regional planning, landscape architecture, transport planning, environmental engineering, urban geography, urban ecology, urban governance, urban sociology, regional economy, cultural heritage protection, GIS, and general design A portfolio: a set of creative pieces that demonstrates your ability to understand the spatial context of human behavior and/or spatial – especially urban – structures Proficiency in English

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Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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