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Mobilities & Urban Studies

Mobilities & Urban Studies

Mobilities & Urban Studies

The MSc programme in Urban Design with a specialisation in Mobilities & Urban Studies at Aalborg University, Denmark is interesting for students motivated to gain the technical skills associated with engineering as well as the theoretical based reflection of social science to understand, design or plan mobility in and around cities – thus to become a “reflecting technologist” as we like to call it.

Mobilities & Urban Studies at Aalborg University approaches mobilities as more than simply movement and it offers a new innovative and cross-disciplinary mobility-profession based on the new mobilities turn. Mobilities & Urban studies at Aalborg University integrates the diverse challenges that are related to an increasing physical mobility (traffic and transportation by car, plane or train alike), increased use of virtual mobility (mobile phones and smart transport systems), increasing social mobility (tourism and migration) and environmentally friendly and sustainable modes of transportation (e.g. bicycle cultures or bike lanes in Copenhagen).

The Mobilities & Urban Studies programme enables graduates to examine, integrate and design new solutions related to technological, environmental and urban planning challenges, as well as economic, organizational, political, and social strategies - all related to the field of mobilities.

The MSc programme in Mobilities & Urban Studies is a two years full-time study based on a combination of academic, mobile labs, problem-based learning (PBL) and interdisciplinary approaches based on a multitude of work and evaluation methods. Whether students plan to do research at universities or work in the private sector or public institutions, Mobilities & Urban Studies at Aalborg University offers a leading and international oriented academic education focused on mobilities - one of few in fact.

Further reading...

At the local homepage for Mobilities & Urban Studies at Aalborg University you can find information about social activities and living conditions in Aalborg, Denmark.

Visit the blog of Centre for Mobilities & Urban Studies (C-MUS) where most teachers at the MSc programme in Mobilities & Urban Studies are affiliated.

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

Study Method at AAU - Problem Based Learning

The study method at AAU is called Problem Based Learning (PBL). Together with your fellow students you will work with real life problems by way of problem based project work.
 

learn more about Pbl at aau