Certificate European City and Regional Development Planning (Winter)

  • On Campus
  • 24 days
  • EUR400 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
Humboldt University Berlin | Berlin, Germany
The aim of the seminar is to understand and learn about the different challenges European regions are facing, e.g. integration and migration, social exclusion, demographic change, creative milieus, economic decline, shrinking cities and ecological renewal.

Description of European City and Regional Development Planning (Winter)

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The aim of the seminar to understand and learn about the different challenges European regions are facing, e.g. integration and migration, social exclusion, demographic change, creative milieus, economic decline, shrinking cities and ecological renewal.

  • How is the aging society affecting our rural and urban areas?
  • How are migrants integrated in European cities?
  • Does Berlin have a creative class and if so, how is it affecting the city?

These are questions, the seminar is targeting. The city of Berlin is a hot spot for various regional developments. As a result several of these aspects will be discussed and explained at short excursions and day trips directly on examples in Berlin (e.g. ethnic businesses and the migration situation in Neukölln, the new developing zone Tempelhofer Feld). During seminar students present power point presentations in which selected developments or planning programs are shown and discussed on a regional example all over Europe (including e.g. the home regions of the participants).

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline 1June
Tuition fee
  • EUR 400 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 400 Year (EEA)
Start date July  2015
Credits (ECTS) 3 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 days
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Entry Level Highschool

Course Content

Academic lessons: 11 hours per week

  • Lectures/ Seminars/ Excursions

Cultural and leisure programme:

Once a week we offer an additional cultural or social activity outside the classroom.

Lecturers

Dr. Peter Dannenberg

English Language Requirements

FCE score
173(Grade B)

Requirements for European City and Regional Development Planning (Winter)

Language skills English: B1 Motivation Letter about one page in English Student Profile

Undergraduate students (BA/BS) with an interest in geography, economics, cultural studies, social sciences, European studies.

The minimum age requirement is 18 years old.

Work Experience for European City and Regional Development Planning (Winter)

No work experience is required.

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