Spatial Planning


The undergraduate program offers an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Spatial Planning Major, designed to prepare students for careers in both the public and private sectors. The subjects in the major teach students the ways in which the tools of sustainable environment, economics, policy analysis, regional planning, urban planning, and design can be brought to bear on critical social and environmental problems in local, regional, and international areas.

Students learn the special skills and responsibilities of planners who seek to promote efficient and equitable change. Students pursue the following tracks: urban and environmental policy and planning; urban society, urban and regional public policy, and GIS mapping.

The Department offers a five-year joint Tu-Dortmund / Duhok certificate as Bachelor of Science in Spatial Planning. The graduate will bear the title of Engineering Planner for professional practice, and to join the Planners Union. The study includes a minimum of six weeks internship to Dortmund-Germany as part of the study requirements. Study Payments are 3000$/year for 4 years and 5th year free.