How to deal with complex urban environments?

The Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning prepares students to excel as professionals capable of understanding and addressing complex urban development challenges. Students learn to address such challenges through a curriculum and pedagogical approach that includes interdisciplinary breadth as well as depth in core areas of knowledge, skill and practice. The programme started in autumn 2017 as a joint programme of the University of Helsinki and Aalto University. Aalto University joined the programme officially in 2018.

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Master's Programme in Urban Studies & Planning


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Annina introducing the USP master’s programme to the students of the #HSS2018 about Gentrification and the Welfare……