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Why studying spatial planning is important!

Arthur Kammerhofer and Hans Kramar in an interview. Why is the field of study "Spatial Planning and Development" at TU Wien particularly relevant for shaping our future?

Es sind zwei Fotos von unseren Kollegen zu sehen: Arthur Kammerhofer und Hans Kramar.

The study programme "Spatial Planning and Development" at TU Wien addresses central topics and challenges of our time. Arthur Kammerhofer, graduate of this degree programme and university assistant at the Research Department for Urban and Regional Research, sheds light on the topic of housing in an interview and explains why spatial planning has a special role to play in this area. You can find the link to the article here, opens an external URL in a new window.

Senior Scientist Hans Kramar was also interviewed, opens an external URL in a new window on the question "Why study spatial planning"? He emphasises above all the importance of spatial planning as an integrative and interdisciplinary discipline for tackling the climate crisis. Students are prepared to develop concrete solutions to mitigate the effects of the climate crisis and promote sustainable development. Spatial planning can help optimise the use of resources and improve the environment and quality of life. If you are particularly interested in future-oriented topics, the Bachelor's programme "Spatial Planning and Development" at the TU Vienna could be the right choice for you!

Job profiles and prospects

Spatial planners usually work in complex, interdisciplinary contexts. The fields of work of spatial planning can be found, for example, in ...

  • in regional or municipal development planning in urban and rural areas,
  • in urban development, urban redevelopment and urban renewal,
  • in transport, infrastructure and environmental planning,
  • in location analysis and evaluation, in real estate management and project development,
  • in economic development and structural policy, in urban and regional marketing,
  • in political and economic consultancy or in international development cooperation and
  • in spatial research institutions.

You can find more information about the study programme Spatial Planning and Development on the homepage of the TU-Vienna, opens in new window.
The curriculum for the field of study "Spatial Planning and Development" can be found in TISS, opens an external URL in a new window.

Deadlines for the admission procedure - winter semester 2023

  • Online registration from Saturday, 1 April 2023 12:00 until Monday, 19 June 2023 23:59
  • Further information on the admission procedure can be found here