|Study location||Italy, Venezia|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||€2,560 per year
In addition to the fee there is also:
The overall payment can be divided in 3 installments.
*income and/or merit based reductions may apply
|Application fee||€30 one-time|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
– an Italian bachelor’s degree belonging to the L-21 ministerial degree code
– a bachelor’s degree or equivalent university qualification that includes 30 credits in one or more of the basic disciplinary fields (mathematics, statistics, ecology, geography and geology, representation) and the specific disciplinary fields (architecture and engineering; law, economy, and sociology) belonging to the L-21 ministerial degree code
- a bachelor’s degree or equivalent university qualification different from the ones above awarded by an Italian or an international higher education institution: in this case, admission is subject to an assessment of the prior university career of the candidates.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
English language certification of at least level B1 (CEFR), must be obtained by August 19, 2021
During the application procedure applicants must attach the documents listed below.
-a copy of a valid identity document;
The first school of urban planning in Italy was established at Università Iuav di Venezia precisely fifty years ago. Planning and urban design deal with issues that are part of our life: the traditional themes of urban, environmental, territorial, and landscape quality are now associated with the local-global relationship, the interactions between society and the city, social inclusion, urban innovation, climate change, decarbonisation, the management of extreme events and the reduction of risks in cities, also in response to pandemics, and urban metabolism, thanks to the use of the most advanced technologies offered by GIScience, in order to design the cities of tomorrow in a rapidly changing global scenario.
Planning and urban design study programmes in Venice provide high-level training to enter the job world that increasingly requires specialist knowledge to design and manage the transformation of cities and the territory, primarily with an ecological transition perspective.
Graduates can work as designers and managers of urban, environmental, territorial and social The master’s degree entitles graduates to sit the state examination for section A of the professional order of architects, planners, landscape architects and conservators and to work as planners/urban designers/urban planners in Italy and Europe.
Professionals able to operate in an age of transition, able to take on key-roles of design, coordination, consultancy, in territorial, urban, landscape and environmental planning, in the design of urban and territorial transformations, with advanced skills to interface with other technical profiles, invited to intervene in the built and natural environment; professionals able to interact with public and private clients, with expert interlocutors and citizens, responding to the major global challenges faced by the territories and their local communities.
The wide variety of professional profiles available to graduates include: designer of urban, territorial and landscape plans, designer and coordinator of sectoral and experimental plans (local development plans, environmental plans, municipal water plans, energy plans, civil protection and emergency plans, local action plans for sustainable energy, climate change adaptation plans, maritime space plans), designer of strategic plans, designer of public policies, consultant for urban and territorial analysis, expert in evaluation processes for plans and projects, senior designer of territorial information systems, in spatial information and GIScience.