Complex challenges and the large variety of people involved in those, call for a multi-disciplinary, co-operative approach to Urban Design. In the face of these issues architects, urban and regional planners, landscape architects, environmental planners as well as sociologists have to cooperate closely. The two-year master’s program Urban Design is a field of study positioned at the juncture of these four disciplines. Based on historical and international experiences, it responds to the prevailing challenges of urban development, city and town planning as well as sustainability.
At the TU Berlin, Urban Design as a unique discipline with a clear professional focus and a transdisciplinary syllabus. The degree program is also offered as a dual master’s program in co-operation with the Tongji University in Shanghai / China .
Twenty students are admitted to the dual degree program of which ten students will be Chinese. All participants taking part in this special program will study collectively in Berlin and Shanghai for one year each.
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- Master's program Urban Design
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General Information on Available Courses of Study
The Regulations Governing General Study and Examination Procedures (AllgStuPO) at TU Berlin govern the organization and implementation of studies and examinations for all degree courses at Technische Universität Berlin.
The Selection Statutes (Auswahlsatzung) govern the admission requirements and selection procedures for all degree courses at Technische Universität Berlin.
The applicable version of both documents can be found in the download area .
You can find an overview of generally accepted certificates of language skills on the webpages of the Office of Student Affairs .
The subject-specific regulations can be found in the individual Study and Examination Regulations (StuPO) or Regulations for Admission and Selection (ZZO) of each degree course.
Master's program Urban Design
A bachelor's or equivalent degree in the fields of architecture, urban and regional planning, landscape architecture or in a closely related study program is required, as well as a motivation letter and english language skills. Specific requirements for the application and selection process are summarised in this information sheet .
In the course of the master's program Urban Design it is possible to join a Dual Degree Porgram with the Tonji University in Shanghai/China. Read more on International Affairs. 
|Regulations for Study and Examination
Procedures incl. 1st and 2nd amendment 2018 |
(valid from summer semester 2018)
|Regulations for Admission and Selection 2017
Regulations 2014 |
|Handbook of Modules|
|The particular up-to-date
catalogues and descriptions of modules are released in the module
transfer system of TU Berlin.|
Please select your version of the Regulation for Study and Examination Procedures (StuPO) and the desired semester via the following link.
Handbook of modules, Master's program Urban Design 
The catalogue can optionally be downloaded with and without detailed description in PDF format.
|Old Regulations for Study and Examination
|Regulations for Study and
Examination Procedures incl. 1st amendment 2017 |
(expired since summer semester 2018)
|Regulations for Study and Examination Procedures
(expired since summer semester 2017)
|Regulations for Study
and Examination Procedures 2006 |
(expired since summer semester 2014)
Architekturgebäude, Room A 609
Tel. +49 30 314 21891
Responsible contact person for the Urban Design Dual Degree program is Ms. Franziska Berger, Habitat Unit.
Architekturgebäude, Room A 625
Tel. +49 30 314 21908
In order to obtain further information on specific study programs, you can contact a whole range of responsible bodies: student counselors, course representatives, examination boards, teaching committees, representatives for BAföG or internships. You can find a list of the responsible contact persons on the webpages of the Faculty-Service-Center .