Department of Development and Planning
The field of the Department includes development and planning in a broad sense, and thereby it reaches from the social science aspects of development (technological, environmental, international and administrative aspects) to physical planning, sector planning, land management, and to technical subjects such as road engineering, road safety, surveying and mapping. The department belongs to the Faculty of Engineering and Science.
The staff of the department provides teaching to practical all study committees at the Faculty, with a focus on the Surveying, Planning & Environment" and "Traffic Engineering" programmes as well as the programme in Geography. The teaching activities also include the Freshman Year programme and the open university programmes "Master of Technology Management - GeoInformatics", "Human Ecology" and "Health informetics".
The members of staff at the department are also involved in the Doctoral Programme Planning and Development at the The International Doctoral School at the Faculty of Engineering and Science.
The wide field of the department is reflected in the research, which takes place in the Research groups.