To content
Master in Spatial Planning

Master Thesis

The regulations for the Master's thesis can be found in the Master Examination Regulations. Further information can be found in the module handbook under module 4.

The master thesis is a scientific work in the field of spatial planning. The thesis can have a theoretical, empirical or conceptual-design focus. Students are free to propose their own topic for their thesis. With the Master's thesis, the candidate proves that he/she can independently work on a complex spatial planning issue according to scientific standards and methods within a given period of four months.

Students can obtain the form for the master's thesis here.

Checklist: Digital final thesis

Master Thesis Report

The master thesis is completed in one semester and can be chosen as an alternative to the master project. The focus is on the theoretical-analytical or planning-conceptual processing of a current issue in spatial research or spatial planning. It enables the processing of challenging questions according to scientific standards.

Suggested topics for final thesis (German)


To event list

Location & approach

Interactive map

The facilities of TU Dortmund University are spread over two campuses, the larger Campus North and the smaller Campus South. Additionally, some areas of the university are located in the adjacent "Technologiepark".

Campus Lageplan Zum Lageplan