For the Master and Doctorate Programme European Urban Studies the name Bauhaus is both a legacy and a challenge. Whereas at the beginning of the 20th century the focus lay on building and the relationship of material, form and function, the city has now become the object of study. The postgraduate European Urban Studies programme takes up the functional and aesthetic challenges presented by dynamic and global transformations in the urban realm at the beginning of the 21st century. Dispersed urban landscapes, global markets, virtual space, powerful investors, over-stretched local authorities and post-modern ways of living all place new demands on creative and planning profession-als.
Since 1999 students from all over the world have been learning about and researching contemporary solutions for the social, functional and aesthetic problems of the city, and designing environments for the future based on the knowledge of contemporary urban lifestyles in the global post-industrial information and event society.
The aim is to educate multi-disciplinary experts for the urban realm. The programme is international, bilingual and practice-oriented and leads to either a Master of Science (4 semester M.Sc.) or a Dr.-Ing. (6 semester). It unites four principal fields of study in a single unique 'Weimar Profile': town planning, urban sociology, project development and regional planning.
Application is open to all graduates of the following courses with good English language skills: architecture, urban and regional planning, landscape architecture, geography, urban sociology and comparable spatially oriented disciplines.
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