Urban planning and management
Understanding urban processes and contributing to sustainable urban development
Urban transport, infrastructure and social services, quality of urban life, urban modelling, planning and evaluation approaches as well as disaster risk management, urban environmental planning, and participatory GIS are typical themes in the urban planning and management course domain at ITC.
Our courses in urban planning & management
Our courses in the urban planning and management domain facilitate a multi-disciplinary approach to problem solving for development purposes. Considerable emphasis is placed on remote sensing and GIS.View all courses
MSc degree in urban planning & management
The 18-month MSc degree course in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Urban Planning and Management (118 ECTS) integrates knowledge of, and skills in, geo-information technology with current themes in the field of urban planning and management. The course is relevant for any academically oriented young and mid-career professional active in urban planning and management and who uses spatial data in planning and management tasks.Find an MSc course
Postgraduate diploma in urban planning & management
The 9-month Postgradudate diploma course in Geo-information Science and Earth Observation for Urban Planning and Management (62 ECTS) is relevant for those who are interested in the content matter of geo-information technology and urban planning and management but to a lesser extent in the research part of an MSc degree.Find a PG course
Short certificate courses in urban planning & management
Do you have a specific requirement for up-to-date education in (applications of) geo-information science and earth observation for urban planning and management? ITC offers a number of short (distance) courses leading to a certificate. They vary in duration from three weeks to three months.Find a short course
ITC is the faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation at the University of Twente. We are located in Enschede, a modern and lively town located at the eastern border of the Netherlands. Its excellent connection to Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Paris and London make Enschede a good place to study for international students.
Why study at ITC?
ITC is recognized worldwide for achievements in teaching in the field of geo-information science and earth observation. The combination of geo-information science and remote sensing in seven domains is unique in the world. Furthermore, at ITC you will:
- Gain valuable international experience
- Study in the cultural heartlands of Europe
- Leave with a thriving network of international contacts