AESOP aims to achieve its goals through the organization of an heterogeneous set of events:
  • AESOP Annual Congress, focussing on European, national, regional and local spatial planning issues;
  • Annual AESOP Heads of Schools Meeting, discussing planning education and curricula related issues;
  • Annual AESOP PhD Workshop, usually preceeding the annual congress and fostering interaction and learning among Ph.D. Candidates focussing on planning related issues
Please click on the Event's Calendar (found on the right hand side of the page) for an overview of all AESOP events.

Report from Lecture 4 Peter Hall 'Squaring the Circle: How to Reconcile Apparently Impossible Contradictions in Contemporary Urban Policy'

Published at: 23 January 2013

This was the fourth event in the Lecture Series by well-known planners, policy-makers and other ‘urban thinkers’, which is being organised by AESOP and IFHP in the framework of respectively the Silver Jubilee (2012) and Centenary (2013). The lecturers have been asked to present their ideas on ‘new vision’ for planning and territorial development. The lecture will be rounded off with a question and answer discussion with the audience.

Professor Sir Peter Hall is a leading British academic, author, advisor and consultant on a whole range of urban development and planning issues and Chair of Planning at the Bartlett School of Architecture and Planning, UCL, Director of the Institute of Community Studiesand President of the TCPA.

2013 AESOP Heads of Schools Meeting, 12-14 April, Gdansk

Published at: 6 January 2013

2013 AESOP Heads of Schools Meeting will take place on 12-14 April in Gdansk, Poland.

Smart Teaching
Innovative Steps Towards 21st Century Spatial Developments

Please notice that Council of Representatives meeting will take place on 12 April 2012.

Please register to the event here.

AESOP-IFHP Lecture Series, Lecture 4: Peter Hall, Squaring the Circle, 17 January 2013, London

Published at: 25 November 2012

On behalf of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) and the International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) we would like to invite you to a lecture by

Professor Sir Peter Hall

Squaring the Circle: How to Reconcile Apparently Impossible Contradictions in Contemporary Urban Policy

which will take place at The Crystal, Royal Victoria Docks,1 Siemens Brothers Way 
at 13:30 on Thursday 17th January 2013 in London.

Please register to the event here.

Lecture 3: Danuta Hübner 'Space and Place as Integrating Factors in Policy-Making: New Models of Territorial Governance in Europe'

Published at: 31 August 2012


LECTURE 3: Professor Danuta Hübner


5th OCTOBER 2012, 10:30, BRUSSELS
Institut Supérieur d'Urbanisme et de Rénovation Urbaine

We warmly invite both the AESOP and IFHP communities to join the lecture and the roundtable workshop.
We are very interested in hearing your input at the event!

Acknowledgment to Middle East Technical Univeristy in Ankara

Published at: 16 July 2012

Association of European Schools of Planning would like to thank Middle East Technical Univerisity in Ankara and express our gratitude for the organization of the AESOP Silver Jubilee Congress (11th – 15th July). The team from Ankara has shown tremendous dedication to the task and remarkable reliability.