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Information for Urban Agglomerations (M.Sc.) students

Students of the Urban Agglomerations Master program can find information regarding their studies here. Among other things you can find the timetable, module handbook as well as further links to student services here.

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Download the General Examination Framework from winter term 2020/21 (German language only).

Download the General Examination Framework before winter term 2020/21 (German language only).

 

There are ten study modules and each terminates with an exam.
The specific kind of examination performance necessary for each module can be oral, written or project work and is defined in the module descriptions.

Overview from winter semester 2020

Number Titel ECTS Credits Examination of the module Language
UA M1 Urban Development and Sustainable Cities 5 Written exam (120 minutes, 50%) and written assignment (8 weeks, 50%) English
UA M2 Mobility in Cities 5 Project work (12 weeks) English
UA M3 Social and Cultural Challenges of Cities 5 Oral presentation (10-20 minutes, 25%), written assignment (8 weeks, 25%) and project work (8 weeks, 50%) English
UA M4 Land Management and Land Use Planning 5 Project work (12 weeks) English
UA M5 Geographical Information Systems (GIS) 5 Written exam (150 minutes) English
UA M6 Scientific Methods and Academic Skills 5 Written assignment (6 weeks, 25%), written assignment 2 (6 weeks, 25%), written assignment 3 (8 weeks, 50%) English
UA M7.1 Deutsche Sprache und Kommunikation (A1-Niveau) 5 Klausur 1 (60 Minuten, 35%), Klausur 2 (60 Minuten, 35%), Präsentation 5-10 Minuten, 30%) Deutsch
UA M7.2 Deutsche Sprache und Kommunikation (A2-B1-Niveau) 5 Klausur 1 (60 Minuten, 35%), Klausur 2 (60 Minuten, 35%), Präsentation 5-10 Minuten, 30%) Deutsch
UA M8 Urban Infrastructure: Water and Sewage 5 Written assignment (8 weeks) English
UA M9 Urban Infrastructure: Waste and Energy 5 Written assignment (8 weeks) English
UA M10 Green and Public Spaces 5 Project work (12 weeks) English
UA M11 Interdisciplinary Project 10 Project work (12 weeks) and presentation (10-20 minutes) English
UA M12 International Exchange Course 30 Depending on the requirements at the partner university English or other
UA M13 Master Thesis with Colloquium 30 Master Thesis (18 weeks) and colloquium (40-60 minutes, 25%) English

Overview until winter semester 2020

Number Titel ECTS Credits Examination of the module Language
UA 1 Urban Planning and Development 10 Project work (12 weeks) and colloquium (min. 20, max.30 minutes) English
UA 2 Urban Culture and Governance 10 Written assignment (8 weeks) English
UA 3 GIS and Remote Sensing 5 Written exam (150 minutes) English
UA 4 Scientific Methods and Academic Skills 5 Written assignment (8 weeks), partial exam (50%) Oral presentation, partial exam(50%) English
UA 5 German Language and Communication 5 Written exam (150 Minutes) partial exam (50%) Oral presentation partial exam (50%) German
UA 6 Interdisciplinary Project Work 10 Project work (12 weeks) and colloquium (min. 20, max.30 minutes) English
UA 7 Urban Infrastructure 10 Written assignment (8 weeks) English
UA 8 Urban Ecology and Environment 5 Project work (12 weeks) and colloquium (min. 20, max.30 minutes) English
UA 9 International Exchange Course 30 Depending on the requirements at the partner university English
UA 10 Master Thesis 30 Master Thesis (18 weeks) and colloquium (min. 30, max. 60minutes) English

The Masters Course "Urban Agglomerations" is completely taught in English. It comprises nine modules with 5 to 30 credits each and the final Master Thesis (30 credits), in total 120 ECTS-credits.

 

The students spend three semesters in Frankfurt (semester 1, 2 and 4) and one exchange semester (semester 3) at an international partner university.

Matriculation from the winter semester 2020/21:

Matriculation before the winter semester 2020/21:

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