Find Masters Programs in Urban and Regional Planning 2019/2020 in Barcelona in Spain
Urban and regional planning is the practice of crafting designs and proposals for the development of a particular piece of land to be used by people, whether it is on a regional, urban or industrial level.
Being the 2nd largest city in Spain, Barcelona is the capital of Catalonia province. It has over 4 million inhabitants. It is a vibrant city that hosts thousands of tourists annually. It is home to university of Barcelona among others.
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When the smart city concept first emerged during the last decade, it constituted the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to the development of
Master in Smart Cities. Designing with Citizens
When the smart city concept first emerged during the last decade, it constituted the contribution of information and communication technology (ICT) to the development of cities for learning, adaptation and innovation. However, since then the concept has shifted towards a more neoliberal stance promoted by multinational companies, who view ICT as a means of enhancing the competitiveness of cities through the development of the digital economy.
The Master’s degree in Smart Cities. Designing with Citizens, coordinated by the Design for All Foundation and Bau Design College of Barcelona takes the approach that competitiveness, economic development and improved efficiency in cities should not be an end in itself. Rather, it should be the natural consequence of the active involvement of citizens in the evolution of urban societies towards greater sustainability, as the harmonious development of a city may only be achieved through the will and empowerment of healthier, more creative and socially engaged citizens....
We live in a world of cities, and our planet is increasingly urban. Cities are the new engines of the global economy, and at the same time, they can be the main actors to
We live in a world of cities, and our planet is increasingly urban. Cities are the new engines of the global economy, and at the same time, they can be the main actors to face the challenges of climate change and fight against inequality and poverty. If in the past we lived through stages in which the world was organized by empires and then by nation-states, in the future we will live increasingly in a world of cities, in a world of SuperCities.
We are living an unprecedented "digital revolution" at the confluence of 4 megatrends that are cloud computing, mobile devices, social networks and intelligence applied to "Big Data". We have never had more computing capacity or easier access to information, or better physical and digital communication options and this is changing the way people live, work, have fun, learn and relate. Politics, the economy, society, and of course cities are also changing, which today enjoy opportunities that previously didn’t exist....
This master's degree is an innovative, international and multidisciplinary education program that teaches students how to operationalize the most urgent calls for buildin
This master's degree is an innovative, international and multidisciplinary education program that teaches students how to operationalize the most urgent calls for building more resilient and sustainable cities through urban planning and design, and how to frame adequate policies and governance models. This one-year program provides the most up-to-date perspectives, methods, and tools for dealing with the threat of climate change, natural disasters and the social and technical transformations required to minimize the environmental impact of the current global urbanization trends while addressing social justice.
Reasons to study this master's degree
International professors and a global multidisciplinary perspective: This master's degree has been framed and supported by the International Urban Resilience Research Network, and the program is taught by professors from some of the most prestigious universities and research centers dealing with urban resilience in different parts of the world. The programme's global and multidisciplinary perspective (it addresses the environmental, social, economic, planning and political aspects of urban studies) enables students to learn about and understand resilience challenges on an international, national and local city level, thanks to the dense network of research and teaching partners involved in this master's degree.
Wide range of job opportunities: The program is supported by the most prestigious foundations, networks, and agencies dealing nowadays with city and community resilience. It includes a mandatory job placement period, which provides students the connections and work experience needed to ensure a successful and international career. A long list of cities from different continents has also pledged...