Urban Studies in the Capital of Europe!
The Master in Urban Studies is a 120 ECTS programme jointly offered by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Offering an interdisciplinary perspective on urban studies, students follow a core trajectory of shared courses and have the freedom to specialize by individually selecting from a large offer of elective modules and courses.
Application deadline for 2019/20 intake closed. Deadlines for 2020/21 intake: 1 March 2020 (non-EU and EU) and 1 June 2020 (EU only).
Do you want to apply?
Please read our Admissions page for detailed information on how to apply. Applicants need to have completed a 180 ECTS academic bachelor's degree or its equivalent in a discipline relevant to urban studies. Proof of fluency in English is also required.
Latest news and events
24 April 2020
StadsSalonsUrbains: Dominique Boullier (EPFL Lausanne) - Pluralism for data driven cities and the division of learning
20 March 2020
StadsSalonsUrbains: Nanna Verhoeff, Michiel de Lange and Sigrid Merx (Utrecht University) – Urban Interfaces: Media, Art and Performance as Platforms for Creativity and Criticality
14 February 2020
StadsSalonsUrbains: Fernanda Bruno (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) – Territories of Exception: the architecture of state violence in Rio de Janeiro
6 December 2019
StadsSalonsUrbains: Rivke Jaffe (University of Amsterdam) – Security Technology and the Politics of Failure
15 November 2019
StadsSalonsUrbains: Paul Langley (Durham University) – Platformed Populations: Figuring FinTech Users
25 October 2019
StadsSalonsUrbains: Mark Graham (University of Oxford) – Cartographic Attributes of the Invisible: Geographies of the Platform Economy