IAAC Launches Bachelors Degree in Urban Sciences

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and the IAAC Urban Sciences Lab are pleased to announce the official launch of the new Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Sciences [BDUSc], offering comprehensive education and training delivered by two prestigious institutions: the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia [IAAC] and ESCI-UPF.

The launch event will take place next October 26th, and will be structured as follows:


Urban Sciences Bachelor’s Degree Press Conference
At ESCI-UPF Passeig de Pujades, 1, 08003 Barcelona

12:00 – 12:10 Welcome by UPF Dean Jaume Casals
12:10 – 12:30 Urban Sciences Bachelor’s Degree presentation by Willy Müller and Xavier Cuadras
12:30 – 12:40 Mathis Wackernagel’s intervention
12:40 – 12:50 Q&A and closing

IAAC Lecture Series Opening Lecture
At IAAC Carrer de Pujades, 102, 08005 Barcelona

19.00 – 19.20 Doors open
19.20 – 19.30 Welcome by IAAC Academic Director Areti Markopoulou
19.30 – 19.40 Urban Sciences Bachelor’s Degree launch by Willy Müller
19.40 – 20.40 Lecture by Mathis Wackernagel

New IAAC Building Opening
At IAAC Carrer de Pujades, 59, 08005 Barcelona

21:30 – 23:30 Refreshments, foodtrucks & Music


The BDUSc will train polyvalent graduates with a comprehensive understanding of urban sciences, defined as the conglomerate of disciplines with an integral approach to solve the urgent and complex problems affecting our cities. These disciplines are engaged in formulating new models, tools and methodologies to train the professionals of the future cities in the areas of Habitat, Technology, Economy, Society, and Ecology.

Mathis Wackernagel Degree in Urban Sciences