The study of urban and regional planning is intended to enable the students to work in all areas of spatial planning. Therefor the program is interdisciplinary and process based. Various individual aspects of urban and regional planning are part of it. These include, in particular, engineering, sociological, economic, ecological, cultural and legal aspects. In addition, techniques for planning and communication.
The aim of urban and regional planning is the analysis of social, economic and ecological conditions, the development of strategies, programs and plans in cooperation with the affected people as well as with socially relevant actors, the legal implementation and the participation in the process.
The study projects are the core of the study at the Institute of Urban and Regional Planning. The work in study projects is designed in such a way that self-motivated, independent and self-determined work of the students is encouraged. The participants' initiative is used to determine the content, content and process of the study projects.