Strategic Urban Planning & Policies

Managing Socio-Spatial Dynamics for Sustainable Cities

Study programme

This programme focuses on how urban planning and policies respond to urban dynamics and how different stakeholders are engaged in the co-creation of a commonly envisioned urban development.

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Why study this programme?

Cities are complex, dynamic systems influenced by a myriad of stakeholders, which requires more flexible approaches that recognise this complexity and embrace the open-ended aspects of urban development processesStrategic planning is an approach that seeks to guide instead of control urban development. In this programme, you will gain the qualifications to become an urban professional specialised in strategic urban planning and policy analysis.

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Career prospectives

Graduates will learn to assess socio-spatial dynamics in a city, identify and engage with stakeholders in a collaborative planning process, and develop creative solutions for complex urban problems.

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Factsheet summary

Official CROHO name
M Urban Management and Development
Programme name
Strategic Urban Planning & Policies
Instruction language
12 months
Campus Woudestein, Rotterdam
Tuition fees (2021-2022)*
  • €14,200 (Statutory fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €14,200 (Institutional fee: Dutch / EEA students)
  • €14,200 (Institutional fee: non-EEA students)
  • * €1000 tuition fee early bird discount for admitted students who submit their tuition fee by 1 June. Not applicable to scholarship awardees.