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.
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5 April 2019
StadsSalonsUrbains with Nilüfer Gole: Public visibility of religious difference and cultural confrontation
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Navigating the Academic World: A Professional Development Workshop in Urban Studies
15 March 2019
StadsSalonsUrbains with Mustafa Dikeç: Rage and fire: The politics of urban uprisings
8 March 2019
StadsSalonsUrbains with Anoop Nayak: Race, place & belonging in the post-ind periphery
22 February 2019
StadsSalonsUrbains with Liz Fekete: Collusion! Racism, policing and the far Right
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StadsSalonsUrbains with Ayse Caglar: Migrants, Disempowered Cities, and Polarization of Politics