direkt zum Inhalt springen

direkt zum Hauptnavigationsmenü

Sie sind hier

TU Berlin

Page Content

Urban Design

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.

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.

To top

Master's program Urban Design

Entry requirements:

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.


Information Material
Regulations for Study and Examination Procedures incl. 1st and 2nd amendment 2018
(valid from summer semester 2018)

Regulations for Admission and Selection 2017
Internship 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 Procedures
Regulations for Study and Examination Procedures incl. 1st amendment 2017
expired since summer semester 2018)
Regulations for Study and Examination Procedures 2014
expired since summer semester 2017)
Regulations for Study and Examination Procedures 2006
(expired since summer semester 2014)

To top

Counseling and Contact Persons

Master's program Urban Design
Hendrik Schultz
Architekturgebäude, Room A 608
Tel. +49 30 314 21891

Responsible contact person for the Urban Design Dual Degree program is Ms. Franziska Berger, Habitat Unit.

Dual Degree Urban Design
Habitat Unit
Franziska Berger
Architekturgebäude, Room A 625
Tel. +49 30 314 21908

Further contact persons can be found on the website Beauftragte und Gremien der Studiengänge.

To top

Zusatzinformationen / Extras

Quick Access:

Schnellnavigation zur Seite über Nummerneingabe

Auxiliary Functions