At the International Planning Studies (IPS) research group, we emphasise diverse perspectives on urbanization and spatial planning across the world. IPS focuses on infrastructure, mobility, housing, and governance.
Headed by Prof. Dr. Sophie Schramm, IPS is also responsible for the international Master's degree program SPRING.
New article by Robert Barbarino on the importance of translation services in urban development
Robert Barbarino shows what role translation services can play in the realisation of intercultural participation
New chapter by Sophie Schramm on changing sanitation in Hanoi
In the technical report "Overcoming Institutional and Organisational Barriers", Sophie Schramm discusses the changing sanitation in Hanoi
New essay on "ordinary neighbourhoods"
In Planning Theory, Raffael Beier takes a critical look at the term 'slum'
Lecture by Prof. Schramm in Cologne
On June 23, 2022, Prof. Schramm will give a lecture on informal settlements in Nairobi
IPS doctoral project honored
TU Dortmund's "Global Gallery" Award goes to Dorcas Nyamai
New article about digitalisation of energy access in Nairobi
Prof. Sophie Schramm, Prof. Monstadt, and Dr. Guma discuss the conflicting rationalities in the deployment of digital prepaid electricity systems in…
International Planning Sessions 2022
Five lectures by international experst - for students, doctoral researchers, and everyone interested
Call for Papers: Special Issue on Comparative Urban Research
Deadline for abstracts for the special issues (Urban Planning journal) is 15 December 2022.
New edited volume published by Routledge
Edited by Dr. Raffael Beier and others, the volume is titled "Urban Resettlements in the Global South."
Studieninfotage 2022 (08.04. & 03.06.2022)
During the "Studieninfotage," the faculty offers in-depth details on its bachelor's degree program in spatial planning (German only).
INTERPART Reader published
The open access reader "Beteiligung interkulturell gestalten" was published by jovis Verlag