Actors

André Losso

Urban Studies

Smart cities, Everyday life,
Right to the City

Curitiba

Internationalist, from Communications and Law Studies, drawing into Critical Urban Geography.

Clarissa Kees

Urban Studies

Climate Action, Urban
Mobility, Public Space

Brussels

With a background in development cooperation and sustainable urbanism, Clarissa draws attention to inequalities and climate issues on an urban level.

Josef Adler

Urban Studies

Project Management,
Housing, Finance

Zurich

Josef is one of UKC's fouding members and interested in social and cooperative housing.

Miriam Rausch

Urban Studies

Trade-offs in Planning, Critical Urbanism, Social Justice

Mannheim

As a sociologist and urbanist by passion, Miriam likes to discuss about and take action in the field of fair and inclusive cities.

Universitatea din București

Geography

Humanistic and Economic
Geography

Bucharest

Enabling a career which aims to embed the graduates into the labour market through the corresponding general and specialized knowledge.

Université Libre de Bruxelles

Urban Studies

Planning and Mobility, Criminology, Urban Design

Brussels

The ULB and VUB jointly offer an interdisciplinary perspective on urban studies

Valentin Hillen

Urban Studies

Knowledge Exchange, Cycling,
Right to the City

Brussels

Valentin co-founded the UKC and is interested in common good oriented projects as well as social affairs and equality.

Beatrice Bellavia

Urban Studies

Participatory Processes,
Social innovation

Brussels

Trained as a sociologist, Bea likes to walk, observe and capture the urban on camera.

Estonian Academy of Arts

Urban Studies

Urban Design, Art and The City, Urban Futures, Production of Urban Space

Tallinn

The program combines history, theory and practice to rethink prevailing understandings of urbanization, and to contribute to more equitable urbanisms.

Malmö University

Urban Studies

Real Estate, Housing, Planning,
Transport

Malmö

A multi-disciplinary department with exciting and multifaceted urban research and study programmes.

Nina Manz

Urban Design

Property Issues, Co-productive Planning,
Knowledge Transfer

Hamburg

Nina is interested in the urban intersections of academia and activism and co-founder of UKC.

Universiteit van Amsterdam

Urban Studies

Comparative Urban Research, Urban and Development Studies

Amsterdam

The two-year Research Master’s in Urban Studies deals with questions surrounding the increasing urbanisation of today’s world.

Université de Lille

Geography, Urban Planning and Development

Territories, Environment,
Society

Lille

Offering a diversified range of courses supported by dynamic research.

Vitaly Matveev

Urban Studies

Housing, Sustainable
Development, GIS

Brussels

A real estate consultant growing into a critical urban geographer.

Brussels Centre for Urban Studies

Urban Research

Inter- and
Transdisciplinarity

Brussels

The Brussels Centre for Urban Studies, one of the largest centres of its kind in Europe, brings together researchers from across the social sciences, humanities and engineering.

HafenCity Universität Hamburg

Urban Design

Process-oriented Planning,
Experimental Interventions

Hamburg

Urban Design re-assembles heterogeneous motifs and disciplinary knowledges of the city.

Maria Prosviryakova

Urban Studies

Cycling, Interdisciplinary Collaboration, In-depth Interviews

Amsterdam

Journalist by training and avid cyclist by nature, Maria is passionate about sustainable mobility and solution-oriented reporting

Sofia University

Geography

Urban Studies, Urban Geography, Spatial Planning

Sofia

Convinced that such collaboration like UKC will benefit students and practitioners in the field of urban studies from all involved countries.

Universität Wien

Geography and Regional Research

Urban Studies, Global
Change Processes

Vienna

Empowering students to become critical and responsible graduates and global citizens.

Univerzitet u Beogradu

Geography

Urban and Rural Planning, Environmental Protection

Belgrade

Linking and discovering theoretical and methodological achievements of traditional geography with new aspects and ways of geographic science.

Vrije Universiteit Brussels

Urban Studies

Comparative European Geography, Urban History

Brussels

The VUB and ULB jointly offer an interdisciplinary perspective on urban studies