Modul 11

Urban Culture and Public Space: Exploring Urban present(s)

Module 11 compiles a set of integrated courses dealing with „Urban culture and public space“ at the interface of the fields of urban studies and urban design/urban planning. In 2016, the main focus will be on „Urban culture, public space and the present: Urban solidarity and European crisis“.

The module consists of three courses:

Students are highly recommended to take part in all three courses.

The courses mainly address master students (late Bachelor or early PhD), especially from spatial planning and architecture are invited to take part. Yet we explicitly welcome students coming from other Viennese universities in related disciplines, such as urban studies, urban design, geography, sociology, landscape architecture, cultural studies, … as well as ‚Mitbeleger‘.  The course language is English. We support students‘ active participation in debates and interactive teaching formats, and encourage you to bring in and develop your own ideas and critical perspectives. We seek to create an international level of debate and exchange and welcome students from all countries and cultures. Just contact us (

Students interested in this course have to take part in the lecture (Tiss no 280.038) and are highly recommended to take part in the the exercise (Tiss no 280.393)

To take part in all three courses of the module 11 please register for module 11 until 3rd of March 2016 (14.00 pm) via TISS registration for the course, VO 280.038. Further course registration will be carried out directly at the kick-off meeting on 14th of March 2016 09:00, Karlsgasse 13, Seminar room 1.

Dates of the Module 11

The main body of teaching will be delivered during three intensive teaching blocks (ITB):

ITB 1.  14 to 18 Mar 2016
ITB 2.  09 to 13 May 2016
ITB 3.  20 to 24 Jun 2016