The Faculty of Urban Planning from the University of Architecture and Urbanism “Ion Mincu” Bucharest, is the only university in Romania which organises Bologna Master Programs, credited by ARACIS and recognised by Europe, as well as the Urbanists' Registry from Romania, for according to the signing right.

The Master Programs have an as main objective, the integrated study and research in urban domain, management of territory and regional development, in landscape (natural, anthropic and cultural), of mobility and urban management or of public politics, through specialisation within transdisciplinary teams.

The programs address not only to the graduates students of urbanism, architecture and landscape, but also to those who graduated in connected and similar domains, such as: geography, constructions, management, marketing, horticulture, environmental science, forestry, economy, politic science and public administration, sociology, psychology, history, anthropology, ethnography, law, etc. (in agreement with the masters' speciality)

master urbanism

The Master Programs are based on theoretic (courses) and practical disciplines (workshops, seminars, practice stages), which offer a solid platform of personal and professional, development, from a creative and intellectual point of view, as well as the ability to project and research, using a critical and theoretical frame, and application on projects and real cases of study. The lecture will be held in English and Romanian language.

These abilities allow the concentration of abilities and development of some competencies specific to the domain, extremely actual at a European level. They develop through the assistance of a team of young guides and tutors, specialised in the domain, with a strong stress on teamwork, individual work, but also self-sustained research.

The main specialisations of Masteral Programs are:

  • “Urban Design”
  • “Landscape and Territory"
  • “Territorial Planning and Regional Development”
  • “Urban Management for Competitive Cities”
  • “Urban Mobility”
  • “Urbanism and Public Policy”

Entry Requirements

The candidates must be graduates of a 240 ECTS credits license, in one of the domains previously mentioned.

The admission is based on the average marks obtained at the contest held by the candidates, in the limit of maximum approved slots for each master program.

The curricula of Master Programs have Modules of:

  • Theory and general applications in the main field
  • Theory and specialized applications in master's domain
  • Design and Applied Research

Career opportunities

The Master Programs offer a theoretical and practical understanding for specialised practitioners in the above-mentioned fields, for the members of research teams in the field and public clerks. Students who wish to further develop their research ability are encouraged to apply for a PhD in the University.

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2 years
1,100 EUR
per year for EU students only. 3500 Euro per year for Overseas students.
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