Außeruniversitäre Einrichtungen in Europa

Länderübergreifende Institutionen


    The Baltic Sea Region INTERREG III B Neighbourhood Programme 2000-2006 One of the European Community initiatives that supports transnational projects working together for balanced and sustainable developement of the Baltic Sea Region.


    The ESPON 2013 Programme, the European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion, supports policy development related to EU Cohesion Policy.

  • Gesellschaft für Regionalforschung (GfR)

    Als Forum für regionalwissenschaftlichen Diskurs aus unterschiedlichen Disziplinen stellt die Gesellschaft für Regionalwissenschaft im deutschsprachigen Raum eine einzigartige Einrichtung dar, die zahlreiche Aktivitäten (siehe Veranstaltungen und Publikationen) für Ihre Mitglieder bietet. Die Gesellschaft bindet, da sie die deutschsprachige Sektion der Regional Science Association International (RSAI) darstellt, ihre Mitglieder in die internationale wissenschaftliche Gemeinschaft in der Regionalwissenschaft ein. Daher pflegt die GfR auch einen regen wissenschaftlichen Austausch mit benachbarten Ländern und anderen Sektionen der RSAI.

  • International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP)

    The International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) is a global association of experienced professional planners. It was founded in 1965 in a bid to bring together recognised and highly-qualified planners in an international network. The ISOCARP network brings together individual and institutional members from more than 80 countries worldwide. As a non-governmental organisation ISOCARP is recognized by the UN, UNHCS and the Council of Europe. The Society also has a formal consultative status with UNESCO.

  • Nordregio - Nordic Center for Spatial Development

    Nordregio is a European centre for research, education and documentation on spatial development, established by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Nordregio is situated on Skeppsholmen, a green island in the centre of Stockholm City, Sweden.

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  • The Association of European Schools of Planning

    AESOP is a network of universities and university departments that teach and conduct research within the field of urban and regional planning.


  • The Danish Town Planning Institute | Dansk Byplanlaboratorium

    The Danish Town Planning Institute is a private, independent institution, the aim of which is to advance urban and regional planning in Denmark. The Town Planning Institute adresses planners, students, public authorities and interested citizens, who wish to know more about planning.




Netherlands Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment


Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research - NIBR




  • Leontief Centre

    The International Centre for Social and Economic Research - Leontief Centre was established in 1991 on the initiative of the Mayor of St. Petersburg Anatoliy Sobchak and Wassily Leontief, a St. Petersburg-born economist and Nobel Prize winner. The first Leontief Centre president was Anatoliy Chubais. The Leontief Centre is a non-profit, independent research and consulting organization, which includes: Close Corporation ICSER Leontief Centre The Autonomous Noncommercial Organization ICSER Leontief Centre Resource Centre on Strategic Planning for Russian Cities


  • Boverket

    Swedish National Board of Housing, Building and Planning – Boverket – is the central government authority for town and country planning, management of land and water resources, building and housing.


Slowakische Republik

  • Slovak Environmental Agency (SEA)

    Slovak Environmental Agency is a professional organisation of the Ministry of the Environment of the Slovak Republic (MoE SR) with nationwide scope of powers, which focuse on the environment protection and landscape planning in accordance with principles of sustainable development.

  • SPECTRA Perseus

    The Centre with its activities contributes to economic, social and cultural integration in Europe. By permanent research and proposals of the solutions for optimisation of spatial structures of settlements it helps to meet the objectives of sustainable spatial development, management and planning as well as to balancing regional disparities, improving quality of life and strengthening of social equity in Europe.


  • Anton Melik Geographical institute
  • Urbanistični inštitut RS

    The Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia was established in 1955 by the Executive Council of the Assembly of Slovenia, as a research and consultancy agency. Its activities include research and expert development work in the fields of urban and regional planning and related disciplines. In 1993 the Urban Planning Institute became a public research organisation, recognised and partly financially supported by the Slovene Government.


Tschechische Republik

  • Ústav územního rozvoje

    The Institute for Spatial Development is an organisation unit directly controlled by the Ministry of Regional Development of the Czech Republic.