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Department of Spatial Planning


The department leads a number of national and international research projects, ranging from a social-ecological research group to leading international working groups and individual research projects.

How can we reconcile mobility with climate and environmental goals - not only in the inner city, but also in suburban and rural areas of a region? These questions pose major challenges for society and politics. More

Prospering municipalities in suburban areas are faced with the task of reinventing their companies as attractive working environments for the digital age. This means not only integrating in-house mobility concepts, but also developing the future of mobility closely with the ideas of future work and thinking spatially ahead. More

How do we want to be mobile in Burgwedel in 2035? Developing mobility narratives with companies and residents to shape the future of infrastructure and mobility culture. More

The theoretical foundation of what we call (spatial) planning sciences or studies is difficult to grasp. Even researchers in the field of planning disagree on what is meant by a planning theory, by the core of planning or by the subject of planning sciences. More