Global South Centre for Urban Studies

Global South Centre for Urban Studies

The Doon University, located in the lush green foothills of Shivalik, is dedicated to promoting excellence in teaching and research while offering a full range of multi- disciplinary academic programmes at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. A unitary and residential university located on the outskirt of the city, it has a scenic campus with a state-of-art infrastructure, stunning architecture and a soothing environment.

The course is designed to provide in-depth knowledge of urban planning and management. The programme accommodates additional 10 seats for the executive program. This specialised track is designed to cater to professionals looking to enhance their urban planning and management skills.


  • Certificate in Urban Governance and Planning
  • Certificate in Urban Infrastructure and Land Management
  • Certificate in Urban Economy, Environment, and Smart Cities
  • MSc in Urban Development Management
  • Executive Track Expedited Program

Courses to Be Offered

  • Urban Governance and Administration
  • Urban Planning and Policy
  • Urban Justice and Inclusivity
  • Urban Housing and Land Management
  • Urban Infrastructure and Design
  • Urban Data Analysis
  • Urban Environmental & Sustainability
  • Smart City and Urban Digital Transformation
  • Urban Finance


  • Gender Justice & Evaluation
  • Sustainable Water Management
  • Sustainable Flood Management
  • Future Cities
  • Urban Health & Well-being
  • Urban Informal Sector