Department of Urban Studies & Planning

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The Department of Urban Studies & Planning (DUSP) is a department within the School of Architecture + Planning at MIT. Founded in 1933, it offers Bachelor of Science in Planning (SB); Master of City Planning (MCP); Master of Science (SM); Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) It has been ranked #1 by The Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs in the U.S. and Canada.

The Department of Urban Studies & Planning is composed of four specialization areas (also referred to as Program Groups): City Design and DevelopmentEnvironmental Policy and PlanningHousing, Community and Economic Development, and International Development Group. There are also three cross-cutting areas of study: Transportation Systems PlanningUrban Information Systems (UIS), and Multi-Regional Systems Planning.

Department Type

Department/Lab/Center (DLC)

Group Email

duspinfo@mit.edu

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“NOTE: THE SITE VISITS WILL BE HELD IN THE SPRING ON DATES TBD. The meetings with municipal officials will be held as scheduled. The growth of large...

Monday, January 24, 2022 at 12:30pm to 3:00pm

“NOTE: THE SITE VISITS WILL BE HELD IN THE SPRING ON DATES TBD. The meetings with municipal officials will be held as scheduled. The growth of large...

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 8:00am to 3:00pm

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IAP: Listening to Place

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

IAP: Listening to Place

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

IAP: Planning for Small Cities

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

IAP: Planning for Small Cities

Monday, January 10, 2022

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