Urban, Transport and Spatial Planning

Why study Urban, Transport and Spatial Planning at HSR?

A unique degree course

HSR offers the only Bachelor’s degree course in Urban, Transport and Spatial Planning  in Switzerland.

Tailored design

Following your foundational studies, you will specialise in the third year of your course and select a focus in line with your interests.

Practice-based study

You will directly apply what you learn and work together with communities and cantons.

Project-based learning

You will work in small groups on current sample cases for study projects.

A responsible task

Spatial planners ensure the sustainable development of our environments – they design the settlements of the future. 

Study part-time

You can adapt your part-time course to suit your personal needs. 

The Key Points at a Glance

QualificationBachelor of Science FHO (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) in Spatial Planning
Course duration

6 full-time semesters

10 part-time semesters or as per your self-designed schedule

ECTS points180
Course focus

Spatial development, traffic planning, urban design

Fields of activity

Municipal and cantonal spatial planning, town and urban development, traffic planning and mobility, spatial planning policy

Part-time study

Individualised options

Teaching languageGerman, selected modules also in English

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