Degree structure

This two-year program comprises the following elements: 

  1. Core courses in the AUDE track (15 ECTS) 
  2. Electives in the AUDE track (30 ECTS) 
  3. Free electives from the APB or other TU/e departments (30 ECTS) 
  4. Graduation project (45 ECTS) 

For more information about the courses, please visit the Education Guide.


Thesis projects are directly related to the department’s research activities. As a built environment’s physical lifespan is typically longer than its economic lifespan, a key area of interest is the development of sustainable, flexible, environmentally-friendly, and safe buildings and installations. 

Your research takes place within one of the following programs below.

Research Living Cities - Built Environment