Since 2006, the KIT's Institute of Regional Science has offered the Master's degree course in Regional Science/Spatial Planning.
The Master's degree course in Regional Science/Spatial Planning mainly addresses graduates from newly industrialised and developing countries interested in solving sectoral, urban, regional and land use planning problems in their home countries.
- university degree (Bachelor’s, at minimum) in a cognate discipline
- work experience
- advanced German language skills
- motivation letter
All lectures of the Master’s degree course are taught in German. Read more...
Economic, social and ecological regional planning under public law requires a broad interdisciplinary expertise and the application of analytical instruments. The curriculum of the Master's degree course in Regional Science/Spatial Planning teaches its graduates to develop and implement sustainable planning strategies beyond the background of different national and administrative contexts.
The Master's degree course has a duration of two years (four semesters) and is intended for full-time study, with compulsory and elective modules. At completion, the academic degree of “Master of Regional Science” is conferred. Lectures and seminars are credited according to the unified European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) to the amount of 120 ECTS points.
The study programme is structured into c, with compulsory attendance and optional compulsory modules.