Urban Agglomerations (M.Sc.)

International and interdisciplinary formation in sustainable planning, development, management and operation of city-regions and large agglomerations

The Master degree course has a strong international orientation. It is implemented by the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany, in cooperation with renowned international partner universities for an international exchange course in the third semester.

"Urban Agglomerations" is a 2-year full-time course. The course is taught completely in English. The course leads to the international academic degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).

Zielgruppe The target group is graduates from all countries all over the world holding a diploma, a bachelor or an equivalent first academic degree confirming to EU first degree standards in Architecture, Civil Engineering, Urban, Regional, Landscape or Environmental Planning, Facility Management, Surveying, Real Estate, Geo-Informatics, Urban Geography, or other planning-related disciplines, training for a career and relevant position in the public or private sector, like urban and regional administration and authorities (e.g. planning and management departments), development corporations, free-lance consultants, real estate agencies, research institutes, and others.
Teilnahmevoraussetzung All students applying for Urban Agglomerations have to prove a first degree conforming to EU first degree standards, awarded by a higher education institution in architecture, civil engineering, urban and regional planning, landscape and environmental planning, facility management, surveying, real estate, geo-informatics, urban geography or other planning-related disciplines. Please, fill in the Application Form for admission as student to Urban Agglomerations, and provide all documents required plus a copy of your passport page stating name, date of birth etc... with your application. Incomplete applications cannot be processed. The application for Urban Agglomerations is subject to an application fee over 100€. Once you have handed in your application documents you will have to pay the application fee so that your application can be checked. Your application will then be checked by the International Office of the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences. If all formal conditions are met, the International Office passes the application to the faculty committee, responsible for the admission. All international applicants need one set of authenticated and officially translated documents. All German applicants need one set of documents and may present their authenticated official degrees and reports - as far as they were achieved in Germany - in german language. Applicants will be informed quickly as to whether their prior academic records fulfil the formal requirements of the Master Program "Urban Agglomerations". Please, be aware that your documents will only remain with the Coordination Office for one year. After the period of one year those documents will be destroyed. Documents can, in general, not be sent back to you.
Abschlussart Master
Beginn (Datum) 01.09.2020 - 15:46
Ende (Datum) 01.09.2020 - 15:46
Semesterbeginn WS
Durchführungszeitraum 4 semesters, full-time
Anmeldefrist 15.09.2021
Lehr- und Lernform Vollzeit
Programm / Zeitplan

The Masters Course Urban Agglomerationsis completely taught in English. It comprises twelve modules with 5 to 30 credits each and the final Master Thesis (30 credits), in total 120 ECTS-credits.

The students spend three semesters in Frankfurt (semester 1, 2 and 4) and one exchange semester (semester 3) at an international partner university

    Modules from winter semester 2020:

    Min. Teilnehmerzahl 5 Max. Teilnehmerzahl 15
    Hochschule Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences
    Veranstaltungsort Frankfurt am Main
    Straße Nibelungenplatz 1
    Stadt 60318 Frankfurt am Main
    Ansprechpartner/-in Susanne Laubach
    Telefonnummer +49 69 15332677
    E-Mail wissweit(at)
    Koordinationsstelle WissWeitID: 7098
    letzte Änderung: 12.08.2019