Urban Planning

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Robin Ganser
Studiendekan Bachelorstudiengang Stadtplanung, Professor FUGT
Campus: CB1 151
Schelmenwasen 4-8 72622 Nürtingen
Office hours: nach Vereinbarung


Nuertingen-Geislingen University offers at its campus in Nuertingen the internationally recognised and renowned bachelor degree program Urban Planning. It leads to the degree Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng).

The program focuses on the specific challenges of urban development. The students acquire knowledge and skills that cover far more than only planning and architecture. The city planners from Nuertingen are trained to plan, design and manage complex and dynamic projects and processes.

Fast Facts

At a Glance

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

Application Deadline FULL-TIME STUDENTS:
Admission only to the Winter Semester: 15th July

Deadline for spring/summer term:

Nomination deadline: November 15th
Application deadline: December 1st

Deadline for fall/winter term:
Nomination deadline: June 15th
Application deadline: July 1st

Language Requirements:


German Website:


Basic Course of Studies

Semester 1 & 2

Semester 1

  • Planning I
  • Urban Design I
  • Planning Sciences I: Architecture and Structural Design
  • Scientific Framework of Urban Planing I: Sociology
  • Basic Principles I
    - Depiction and Designing I
    - CAD (Foundation)

Semester 2

  • Planning II
  • Urban Design II
  • Project Management I
  • Planning Sciences II: Open Space
  • Scientific Framework of Urban Planning II: Law
  • Basic Principles II
    - Depiction and Designing II
    - CAD (Digital Planning)

Semester 3 & 4

Semester 3

  • Planning III
  • Urban Design III
  • Project Management II
  • Planning Sciences III: Infrastructure
  • Scientific Framework of Urban Planning III: Law
  • Basic Principles III

Semester 4

  • Planning IV
  • Urban Design IV
  • Project Management III
  • Planning Sciences IV: Traffic Planning
  • Scientific Framework of Urban Planning IV: Economics
  • Excursion

Classes in this degree program are instructed in German. For more information, please refer to the German site. However, NGU offers a wide range of English taught classes to exchange students. For more information, please refer to our English Course List for exchange students.