Department of Urban Planning and Environment

Our department consists of three divisions and is focused specifically on urban and regional studies, geoinformatics and geodesy and systems analysis and economics. 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


  • Water treatment gurus visited KTH
    3 Sep 2018

    WaterCentre@KTH had the pleasure of welcoming the two Laureates of this year’s prestigous Stockholm Water Prize; professors Mark van Loosdrecht of Delft University and Bruce Rittmann of Arizona State University, who spent an entire morning at KTH, which included an Open Lecture at the KTH Library.

  • KTH part of the new Mistra programme ‘Smart Infrastructure Maintenance’
    19 Jun 2018

    Mistra's board just decided on a new research programme that will lead to smarter methods of planning, financing and organising the maintenance of municipal infrastructure focusing on water, sewers and roads. Through WaterCentre@KTH, researchers from different schools at KTH will gather in a multidisciplinary team within the programme.

  • KTH alumni named among the world's most promising lighting designers
    22 May 2018

    The Lighting Design Awards have announced the 40under40 of the year to celebrate and acknowledge young prominent lighting designers in the world. One of the winners is KTH's Federico Favero.


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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