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Urban Futures

The Master's programme Urban Futures is a full-time programme including a research internship therein and concludes with a Master of Arts degree. The programme is designed as a four-semester course that offers students from different disciplinary backgrounds the possibility of inter- and transdisciplinary study.

Balkone mit grünen Pflanzen an einem Hochhaus

Institute for Applied Research Urban Futures (IaF)

The Institute for Applied Research takes up inter- and transdisciplinary issues of urban developments and works on them in research projects of the Master's programme Urban Futures.

Institute for Applied Research Urban Futures

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Bildauswahl aus dem Archiv des Fotografen Frédéric Brenner

GraDiM: Granularities of Dispersion and Materiality – Visualising a Photo Archive on Diaspora

In collaboration with photographer Frédéric Brenner and his international project team, the GraDiM research project is developing theoretical and technical concepts for the visualisation of a photo archive with particular sensitivity for a collection documenting the Jewish diaspora.

Fünf Karten mit Visualisierungen zu Energie, Mobilität, Abfall, Landwirtschaft und Gebäude

CLIMATE MAPS: Visualising Local Climate Futures

Cooperation with the daily newspapers taz and UCLAB with the aim of conveying climate information via various channels using data visualisations. For this purpose, both physical and digital postcards with visualisations on different aspects of climate protection in Germany were designed and produced.

Vernetzen-Verstehen-Vermitteln: Amazonien als Zukunftslabor

Amazonia as a Laboratory for the Future – Networking-Understanding-Communicating

Starting from collection objects, overcome borders and create spaces of networking, understanding and mediation.

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Gruppe vor der Moschee Bibi-Chanun in Samarkand
CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE Civil Engineering
Study & Teaching

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Successful conclusion of the Summer School in Bukhara with final presentations

After almost two weeks in Uzbekistan with documentation work in the Medrese Kukeldash in Bukhara, the Summer School 2022 ended successfully with presentations of the interdisciplinary working groups.

Studierende vor der Kukeldash Medrese in Buchara
CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE Civil Engineering International Office
Study & Teaching

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Successful start of the German-Uzbek Summer School 2022 in Bukhara

From 12 - 23.09.2022 a German-Uzbek Summer School in the project "Interdisciplinary at the Monument - Transfer, innovative methods and research-based learning in practical projects for the preservation of the cultural heritage of Uzbekistan" will take place at the Kukeldash Mederese in Bukhara.

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Quality Management for Studies & Teaching, Start-up Service, International Office, Social and Educational Sciences, CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE, Civil Engineering, Design, Information Sciences Info Event
19/03/2024, 12.00 pm – 1.00 pm
Zielgruppe: University members, Students
Location: Main BuildingRoom Cafeteria
Student Counselling Service, Library, Social and Educational Sciences, CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE, Civil Engineering, Design, Information Sciences Workshop
18/04/2024, 4.00 pm – 10.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Students
Location: Library
CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE, Student Counselling Service Info Event
10/05/2024, 10.00 am – 11.30 am
Zielgruppe: Public, Prospective students
Location: OnlineRoom Zoom (online)
CITY | BUILDING | CULTURE, Student Counselling Service Info Event
05/06/2024, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Zielgruppe: Public, Prospective students
Location: House A

Contact

Programme Management

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Prytula

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Prytula

Research professor for resource-optimised and climate-adapted construction
Head of Urban Future (M. A.)

IaF – Institute for Applied Research Urban Futures

Room 3.09a