Department of Urban Studies & Planning

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

Upcoming Events

What Makes a Climate Leader? The Politics of Climate Policy in California and Germany

As California hosts the Global Climate Action Summit this month, ambitions to tackle climate change fly high—the US federal government’s opposition...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm
DUSP Lightning Talks

Kick-off the semester with the ever-popular "DUSP Lightning Talks.” Faculty and PhD students will have *three minutes* to explain *one research project* in...

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Science Diplomacy Dissertation Enhancement Workshop

Are you interested in advocating for better use of science in national and international policy-making? As a scientist, do you feel you lack the negotiation...

Thursday, September 27, 2018 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Science Diplomacy Dissertation Enhancement Workshop

Are you interested in advocating for better use of science in national and international policy-making? As a scientist, do you feel you lack the negotiation...

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9:00am to 6:00pm
Environmental Planning and Policy Welcome Lunch

The EPP welcome lunch introduces DUSP graduate students who are interested in the way society conserves and manages natural resources as well as pursues...

Thursday, October 04, 2018 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Recent Events

Displacement Research & Action Network...

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A Labor Perspective on Human Trafficking

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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