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Research at the Department of Spatial Planning

Here you will find information on research priorities and third-party funded projects at the department and partner universities, dissertations & postdoctoral theses, and publications by department members.

The Department of Spatial Planning at the TU Dortmund is one of the largest planning de­part­ment in Europe. Together with other departments of the TU Dortmund, the Institute for Land Development and Urban Development Research (ILS) in Dortmund, and other institutes of spatial science, the Department is an essential part of a spatial science research landscape that is unique in Germany and in Europe. In addition, there is close cooperation in research and teaching within the University Alliance Ruhr framework, especially with the Ruhr-University Bochum in the field of metropolitan research.

On the following pages you will find numerous information on research at the Department of Spatial Planning. Further information can be found on the respective pages of the departments  where the work in the research projects is carried out.