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 2 by Andreas Faludi ‘Twentieth Century Foundations of European Planning’

Published at: 6 July 2012

AESOP-IFHP Lecture Series

Lecture 2 by Andreas Faludi ‘Twentieth Century Foundations of European Planning

followed by a joint workshop by participants and representatives of European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional Policy From Cities of Tomorrow to Tomorrow for Cities – What is the Future for European Cities?

took place on 2nd June 2012 in Paris at the Université Panthéon-Assas.

Launch of AESOP-IFHP Lecture Series

Published at: 2 February 2012

28 January 2012: Klaus R. Kunzmann in Schloss Cappenberg, Germany.
Planning Education in Europe: Challenges and Pathways into the Future.

The AESOP BIRTHDAY MEETING 27-28 January 2012

Published at: 20 January 2012

We are starting the celebration of our Silver Jubilee Year!
After 25 years, we are going to meet again at Schloss Cappenberg, Germany.

28th January 2012: Professor Klaus R. Kunzmann is launching the Lecture Series:
Planning Education in Europe: Challenges and Pathways into the Future

27th January 2012: Professor Christa Reicher, Dean of Fakultät Raumplanung, TU Dortmund cordially invites for the Welcome Reception and the lecture by Professor Benjamin Davy 'Do Planners Have Heroes?'

Please join us at the lectures or in the cyberspace. The lecture of Klaus R. Kuznamnn will be available live and then later from our webpage.

AESOP PhD Workshop 2012: 6-12 July 2012, Izmir

Published at: 7 January 2012

The workshop will take place in Izmir, Turkey from 6 to 9 July, 2012, and will be carried out in conjunction with the 26th AESOP Congress to be held in Ankara, Turkey from 11 to 15 July, 2012.

As 2012 marks the 25th Anniversary of AESOP, the Workshop will also feature special activities to celebrate the occasion, and will serve as a platform for the launch of discussions on how to enhance the relationship between AESOP and the AESOP Young Academics Network, a debate which will be addressed further during the Ankara Congress.



Published at: 1 January 2012

The Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) will hold its 26th Annual Congress in Ankara, Turkey, from 11 to 15 July 2012. As 2012 will also mark the 25th Anniversary of AESOP our aim is to celebrate the occasion with the participation of many distinguished guests and keynote speakers, along with a number of special sessions and activities. The Congress will also provide the setting for stimulating workshops, round-table discussions, and exciting excursions, during which issues of spatial planning and development specific to Ankara may also be explored.



Thanks for successful European Urban Summer School 2011

Published at: 4 October 2011

AESOP wishes to express a word of gratitude to Lusofona University in Lisbon for its hospitality and perfect organization of our European Urban Summer School 2011 Quality of Space - Quality of Life.
AESOP is also deeply indebted to our institutional partners: ECTP-CEU, EURA, IFHP and ISOCARP for their contribution to EUSS 2011.
Call for EUSS 2012 soon on our webpage.