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Master's Program in Urban Mobility (EIT Urban Mobility)

Aalto University
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
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16,000 EUR
Aalto University

Program description

Master’s Program in Urban Mobility (EIT Urban Mobility)

Master’s program in Urban Mobility, study track Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions (SUMT) is a Master degree focusing on the holistic approach in study, design, development and evaluation of sustainable, inclusive, and resilient urban environment and mobility systems.

The student would learn different practical skills and broad knowledge of theories and concepts in urban planning, transport and sustainability. This includes gaining the ability to envision, identify and assess short- and long-term future consequences of plans and decisions, and develop insights of the role that transport and mobility systems have in creating an inclusive, resilient and sustainable built environment. Knowledge base will aim for including a wide range of perspectives, from understanding people's daily lives and mobility technologies to large-scale strategic and systemic thinking.

Program content

The program is a double degree program, which means that you will study at two European universities and in two different countries. The program has an integrated technical content (Technical major) and business content (Innovation & Entrepreneurship – I&E minor). The I&E minor is shared between all programs. An integral part of the second year is a Master’s thesis (30 ECTS).

The double-degree program is implemented jointly by leading European universities. The students can select their preferred first (entry) and second (exit) year universities. Each university has a unique specialization area, which allows students to select their own second year area of expertise.

At Aalto University, students can learn about

  • Travel behavior and emerging mobility technologies
  • Transport system dynamics
  • Integrated planning and policy approaches
  • Especially in relation to land use and participatory planning, as well as about foresight and modeling techniques

Tuition fees

Non-EU students: €16,000 per year

EU students: €4,000 per year

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


Upon completion of the program, students will graduate with a Master of Science (Technology) degree. 

Career opportunities

Inclusive, resilient, and sustainable urban transport system is crucial to create liveable and prosperous city. The skills learned in this program would be highly demanded by various city and transport authorities and industries across Europe and worldwide, with an increasing trend of new and intersectoral employment domains. The possible future career for the graduates include city planner/stakeholders, experiment managers, technology strategist, public participation coordinators, policy advocates and advisers.

During the Master degree experience, the students will learn through challenge driven courses and work with the local stakeholders, as well as with larger group of city club and industry partners across different part of the Europe, to address the real innovation challenges in urban mobility today and in the future

About this institute

Aalto University

Aalto University

Aalto University is a multidisciplinary community of bold thinkers, where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future....

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Otakaari 1B
02150 Espoo

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