New European Master Programme "Transforming City Regions" at RWTH Aachen University

Published at: 29 May 2019

“Transforming City Regions” (TCR) is a unique, interdisciplinary Master program with a strong focus on the European dimension in territorial development. This course of study was designed to respond to the environmental, social, technological, and economic challenges facing evolving European cities and regions . TCR follows a technically advanced and solution-oriented approach, so you can understand economic efficiency and recognize societal needs. The program is taught entirely in English.

TCR is one of a handful of new programs at RWTH Aachen University that have been designed in order to respond to challenges affecting cities and regions in Europe. Thanks to the program’s distinctively project-oriented focus, you will acquire a solid and highly up-to-date understanding of your field and be able to use different tools and methodologies to provide solutions for transforming European cities and regions. This course of study not only stands out for its interdisciplinary approach, but also for its strong ties to the renowned RWTH engineering tradition. This program features a prominent European perspective – as reflected in the course content, structure, teaching staff, and student profile. Moreover, the methods, attitudes, and values underpinning TCR represent a uniquely European perspective. The course of study is further enhanced by close cooperations with other European universities, institutions, organizations, and companies. Europeanisation therefore characterizes the entire program.

The course of study features: - Urban dynamics in a European context - Guidance from European tutors and professionals in urban design and planning, regional, spatial, and strategic planning If you have a Bachelor’s degree in urban design, urban, city, or town planning, urban studies, spatial planning, regional planning, landscape architecture, architecture, transport planning, environmental engineering, urban geography, urban ecology, or urban governance, this course of study would be particularly relevant for you.

The program is taught entirely in English. **No tuition fees. **

More about the Programme here. Online application here.

New European Master Programme "Transforming City Regions" at RWTH Aachen University