Institute of Urban and Regional Planning

Institute of Urban and Regional Planning has 11 full-time faculty members, and many visiting researchers and guest professors who come from Chinese Academy of Sciences, or National Development Planning Commission, Ministry of Land and Resources, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development and several well-known universities. For undergraduate teaching, the institute undertakes the part of Human Geography in SOG, and it assumes the talent-cultivating tasks for three Master programs and one Ph.D program. Its main academic research emphasizes on spatial analysis of economic activities and social-cultural space, and its practice-based research focuses on natural resources management and urban & rural planning. The specific research directions include Human Geography, Economics of Natural Resources and Environment, Land Planning and Management, Regional Planning, Urban Planning, Tourism Planning, Real Estate Developing and Land-Price Appraisal.

Director of Institute of Urban and Regional Planning: Professor Shangyi ZHOU

Vice director: Associate Professor Qing ZHU.

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