The professors and teachers of the Master's Programme in Urban Studies and Planning come from two universities with various disciplinary backgrounds. The research topics and creative projects they bring to the programme deal with various urban phenomena, including urban economies, liveable cities, design, urban sustainability and socio-ecological resilience, urban ecology, and urban architectural morphologies and landscapes.

Directors of the programme

Pia Bäcklund, University of Helsinki, 2019-
Anssi Joutsiniemi, Aalto University, 2017-
Mari Vaattovaara, University of Helsinki, 2017-2019

Professors and teachers