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Research Master
Urban Studies
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Academic staff

The academic staff members of the Research Master's in Urban Studies are strongly affiliated with UvA's Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR), which is one of the most prestigious institutes of its kind. They incorporate their ongoing research as part of the courses.

Programme Director

The director of the Research Master's in Urban Studies is Dr. Courtney Vegelin. 

Dr C.L. (Courtney) Vegelin

Programme Director

Lecturers

Leading professors in urban geography, urban and regional planning, geographies of globalisation and sociology, are responsible for the core courses of the programme. Students in this programme work together with these professors during a research apprenticeship and their Master's Research Project.

Prof. dr. ir. L. (Luca) Bertolini

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Urban Planning

Dr. M.A. (Marco) Bontje

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Urban Geographies

Prof. dr. E.R. (Ewald) Engelen

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Geographies of Globalizations

Prof. dr. R.C. (Robert) Kloosterman

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Geographies of Globalizations

Dr. F.M. (Fenne) Pinkster

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

GPIO : Urban Geographies

Prof. dr. J.C. (Jan) Rath

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Sociology: Power, Place and Difference