Cities in the 21st Century: People, Planning, and Politics - Fall 1

Explore how geography, politics, economics, and culture shape social relations and the environment in cities across the globe

offered by SIT Study Abroad

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This program combines an innovative urban studies curriculum with fieldwork involving key actors and stakeholders — public agencies, planners, elected officials, NGOs, and grassroots organizations. You will spend time in four cities across the globe to better understand the interconnected social, physical, economic, environmental, and political systems affecting urban environments. In addition, you will complete an independent comparative research project on a topic of your choosing. Please visit our website for more information.


  • Urban Planning
  • Urban And Regional Planning
  • Anthropology
  • Social Sciences
  • Political Science
  • Sustainable Development


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