International Conferences


Livable City Regions for the 21st Century

25th International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development, Information Society and Urban, Transport, and Environmental Technologies

Aachen, Germany, September 2020

Organization:CORP-Comeptence Center of Urban and Regional Planning, RWTH Aachen University – Chair and Institute for Urban Design, Ministry for Regional Identity, Communities and Local Government, Building and Gender Equality of the Land North Rhine-Westphalia, ISOCARP – International Society of City and Regional Planners,

Urban Integration

From Walled City to Integrated City

International symposium

Zollverein Essen, Germany, May 2018

Organization: TU Dortmund University, RWTH Aachen University, University of Virginia, University of Michigan, Kyoto University, Kobe Design University, ILS-Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development

Reclaiming public spaces within metropolitan areas

International conference

Madaba, Jordan, November 2017

Organization: German Jordanian University, TU Dortmund University

As part of the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) funded project initiative between TU Dortmund University and the German Jordanian University (GJU) in Amman: Intercultural Dialogue towards reclaiming Public Space within Metropolitan Areas, the final conference of the project took place from 22-24 November 2017.

Water Resilient Urban and Regional Development

Transforming City Regions &
The Urban Research Network
New York

International symposium

NEW YORK, February 16-18, 2017

Organization: TU Dortmund, University of Virginia, UAR New York, The Emschergenossenschaft 

Seventy-one percent of the earth’s surface is covered by water. As a result of climate change and urban population growth, managing water resources has become more important than ever. The 2015 UN-Habitat’s “Guiding Principles for City Climate Action Planning” established globally applicable principles to help cities develop comprehensive climate action plans.

Polycentric City Regions

Zeche Zollverein Essen, Germany, June 2015

Organization: TU Dortmund University, ILS-Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development, University of Luxembourg, Technical University of Darmstadt, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen, Wuppertal Institute

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