Master Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems

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Designing our living space for sustainable development

The Master’s Programme educates specialists who can assume the responsibilities of designing our living space for sustainable development. The programme provides a wide-ranging, university-level education and considerable practical orientation for prospective specialists who want to contribute to solutions of sustainable design and development.


The masters’s degree course comprises compulsory courses, specialist courses and elective courses. In addition to coursework, students undertake an interdisciplinary group project. The master’s thesis completes the course of studies and leads to the degree.

Students compile an individual curriculum with their tutor. The curriculum should accommodate student’s expectations and capabilities, as well as guaranteeing a thorough education for professional practice. Tutors also coach their students throughout the master's programme, monitoring their progress. They are available for consultation.


  • Spatial planning and development
  • Landscape and environmental planning
  • Transport planning
  • Transport systems
  • Traffic engineering
  • Infrastructure management

Credits ECTS: 120
Degree and title: Master of Science ETH in Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems

Unconditional transfer from: (all in German)
ETH Bachelor's degree programme Architecture
ETH Bachelor's degree programme Civil Engineering
ETH Bachelor's degree programme Geomatic and Planning
ETH Bachelor's degree programme Environmental Engineering
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Master’s degree programme Spatial Development and Infrastructure Systems

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