Department of Urban Planning and Environment

The department of Urban Planning and Environment consists of three divisioins and is focused specifically on urban and regional studies, geoinformatics and geodesy. The area of expertise includes research on systems, models and tools for understanding, preserving, changing, managing and developing society, the land and the built environment. The ambition is to analyze the prerequisites, conditions and strategies for sustainable social development, both in national and international context.

Division of Geoinformatics


  • Grants for work in geodesy
    11 Jan 2016

    Work on geodetic networks and mobile mapping systems has received grants.

  • Beyond the Radical Renovation of Post-War Housing
    11 Dec 2015

    The KTH Centre for a Sustainable Built Environment has supported KTH researchers from across the Architecture and Built Environment School (ABE) win significant FORMAS funding to explore the impact of incremental approaches to the renovation of post-war housing.

  • RICS Accreditation of the KTH Master program in Real Estate and Construction Management
    26 Oct 2015

    KTH’s Master program in Real Estate and Construction Management has met the RICS academic requirements to be awarded RICS course accreditation. This two years Master's program presents an opportunity for students with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualifications to obtain a Master's degree in Real Estate of the highest international standard. The program covers several aspects of real estate and it is possible to specialise in: Construction Project Management, Real Estate Development and Land Law or Building and Real Estate Economics. The RICS accreditation is valid for intake of students during the period 2013-2019, which means five years onwards and two years retrospectively.



Head of Department


Research Education

Undergraduate and Graduate Studies


Facility Management

Web editor

Visiting address:

Drottning Kristinas väg 30

The registrar’s office:


Postal address:

KTH, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan,
Samhällsplanering och Miljö,
Drottning Kristinas väg 30,
10044 Stockholm

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