Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Civil Engineering, Sociology, Environmental Management, Geography or a related field with an above average result.
  • Passing the entrance test.
  • English skills in upper-intermediate level proved by IELTS 6.0 latest before the start of the master thesis and an Onscreen result of 80 points on 30.08.2017.

Application Process

Online Application for 2017 intake OPEN NOW.

Tentative examination dates:

- Round 1: 06.05.2017
- Round 2: 24.06.2017
- Round 3: 29.07.2017

Application deadline: 1 week before each round

The application and enrollment process for Sustainable Urban Development involves several steps.

1. Apply for the program

Online Application: Go to the Online Registration Form, create an account in VGU's registration system and fill in the online registration form.

After VGU receive your registration, you will be notified as soon as possible. If you meet the formal requirements, you will be invited to take the entrance test.

2. Take the entrance test

Please refer to the page "The Entrance Test" for more information.

3. Enroll for Studying at VGU

Enrollment takes place in September. At enrollment, the tuition fee for the first semester has to be paid.

4. Start to Study at the VGU

From September-October on, you will participate in lectures, seminars and excursions at the VGU.


Entrance test

Get more information on the Entrance test here.