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Programm Structure

Compulsory Courses

Methods of Research Work 9
Understanding and Managing Smart Cities 7
Economy of Future Cities 7
Economic, Environmental and Social Aspects of Sustainable Development and Glocalisation 7
Applied Urban Sociology 7
Public Policies and Project Management in Public Sector 7
Innovation Business Processes, Relations and Models 9

Elective Courses (student chose 1)

Creative Management of Innovative Services 7
Communication and Lobbying 7
Creative Management of Technological Innovations 7


The courses are not taught in the order listed above.


ECTS stands for European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System. The system is a standard across the European Union and makes programmes and the performance of students of higher education more transparent and comparable. ECTS credits are based on students' workload in order to achieve expected learning outcomes. Credits are awarded to individual students after completition of the learning activities required and the successful assessment of the achieved learning outcomes. One ECTS credit equals between 25 and 30 working hours.