As part of the course Field trip Surprise, opens an external URL in a new window, a field trip to Albania took place this year from 12 - 19 September under the leadership of Kurt Weninger. After individual arrival, the joint field trip began in the capital Tirana. In cooperation with Polis University, opens an external URL in a new window, current spatial planning topics in Albania were explored and discussed. The field trip continued to Elbasan, Berat, Dürres and Shkodër. After brief insights into the challenges and objectives of the municipalities, the relevant topics were explored on site in the cities.