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Urban Planning

Planning enjoyable city spaces


Nürtingen-Geislingen University offers at its campus in Nürtingen the internationally recognised and renowned bachelor degree program Urban Planning. It leads to the degree Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng).

The program focuses on the specific challenges of urban development. The students acquire knowledge and skills that cover far more than only planning and architecture. The city planners from Nürtingen are trained to plan, design and manage complex and dynamic projects and processes.

Networked study projects in the profile of planning, urban planing and design are forming the central pillars of the didactic concept. The study projects are transdisciplinary and with courses from the fields

  • engineering
  • social sciences
  • economics
  • law
  • architecture and open space

The students will be prepared

  • for tasks of urban planning to propose sustainble solutions
  • to develop the profession of design concepts and implementation strategies
  • to draw up development plans
  • to develop innovative ideas for projects in public spaces

Qualified graduates can apply for one of our master degree program Environmental Studies or International Master of  Landscape Architecture. The M.Eng. Landscape Architecture is taught in German and English and involves study at 2 higher education institutions.
They can also apply for the Master degree program Urban Planning at Hochschule für Technik (Technical University) in Stuttgart.

Language of Instruction

Lectures are instructed in German. For more information about the degree program and the curriculum please turn to the German site.

For classes taught in English please refer to our English Course Catalogue.

Degree: Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)
Duration of Studies: 7 semesters
Campus: Nürtingen
Accreditation: ASIIN accredited
Internship: One internship in the 5th semester
Language Requirements: German
Language of Instruction: German
Job Prospects: Real Estate Industry, Business Development, Constructional Engineering, Urban Development, etc.
German Site: AND
Application full-time students: AND
Application Deadline full-time students: July15th for admission to the winter semester
Application exchange students:
Chair: Prof. Dr. Alfred Ruther-Melis
Coordinator International Affairs: Prof. Dr. sc. agr. Christian Küpfer

For detailed information please contact:

Nürtingen-Geislingen University
Prof. Dr. Alfred Ruther-Mehlis
Schelmenwasen 4 - 8
D-72622 Nürtingen 

Tel.: +49 7022 404 182
Fax: +49 7022 404 166


Homepage of the institute:

In cooperation with:
Technical University Stuttgart

Flyer to download:


The degree program is accredited by ASIIN.

Letzte Änderung: 03.04.2014 - 11:43:42