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Technical University of Dortmund


Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies

Subjects: Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies,Spatial Planning,Regions in Growing Economies

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Cost per Semester
300 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

SPRING stands for Spatial Planning for Regions in Growing Economies. It's a two-year Master's program focused on spatial planning in developing and emerging countries. The curriculum covers pressing issues like rapid urban growth, balancing environmental protection with economic development, improving transport systems, and strategies to handle climate change impacts. In the first year, students study at TU Dortmund University. The second year is spent at one of five partner universities in Ghana, Tanzania, The Philippines, Brazil, or Chile (currently not available). The program is taught in English and awards an M.Sc. Degree in Regional Development Planning and Management. Both the certificate and transcript are jointly issued by TU Dortmund University and the partner university of the second year.

Program Information

Study Location Dortmund
Start Semester 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 300 EUR
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Language Requirements

CEFR No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information

TOEFL (550 points paper based, 213 computer based, 80 internet based) Please have your TOEFL-certificate sent to the institutional code 8523 or IELTS (6,0) a diploma from an English-speaking school or an English-speaking course of study

Qualification Requirements

Students are selected on the basis of their application and their previous education. The minimum entry requirement is a Bachelor or Diploma degree (at least “satisfactory” [3.0]) with at least 240 ECTS in spatial planning or other related disciplines like geography, urban planning or architecture*. Please consider that we do not accept the degree of civil engineering. For applicants from other fields we strongly recommend a motivational letter and/or work samples.

Document Requirements

Highest school leaving certificate in officially certified copy Overview of subjects and grades of the highest school leaving certificate in officially certified copy Subject and grade overviews of your studies in officially certified copy Officially certified copy of your degree certificate Translations of all documents in German or English language by a sworn translator Proof of sufficient language skills in officially certified copy

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Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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