Urban Climate Change Research Network for Higher Education: Climate Resilient Design, Planning and Governance of Cities



UCCRN_edu is an Erasmus+ cooperation partnership launched by world-leading Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) which include members of the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN), an international consortium dedicated to foster multidisciplinary knowledge-based cross-sectoral action on climate change mitigation and adaptation from an urban perspective.

Thanks to the Erasmus+ opportunity, the involved HEIs will reinforce their mission of supporting urban climate action in Europe and beyond.

The project aims at overcoming existing gaps in education on climate-resilient urban planning, design and governance by establishing synergies with leading research and teaching institutions, as well as EU and international networks with relevant expertise in policy and governance dialogue with local governments and communities to streamline climate action in cities.

The Partnership aims at developing an educational alliance to form the next generation of urban climate leaders, able to navigate the complexity of the interconnected knowledge domains to foster urban climate action as hybrid and multidisciplinary new professionals, real factors of change in research, design and policymaking.

The students will get the required skills to plan, design and govern climate-resilient cities, integrating urban adaptation and mitigation, and developing a holistic vision to identify and implement transformation pathways in multiple sectors. Therefore students will get a multidisciplinary educational path and access to research and job careers promoted by UCCRN_edu community in the field of climate-resilient urban design, planning and governance.


Blended Master Degree courses
Intensive study programmes
Mulitiplier Events
R1. UCCRN_edu Virtual Learning Environment (E-learning platform)
R2. Climate-Resilient Urban Planning, Design and Governance Guidance – Synthesis report for dissemination
R3. Climate-Resilient City Board/Card game
R4. Climate-Resilient Urban Planning, Design and Governance Toolkit
R5. Climate-Resilient Urban Planning, Design and Governance Handbook
Kort titelUCCRN EDU
Effektiv start/slut dato01/12/202130/11/2024


  • Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (leder)
  • Université Gustave Eiffel
  • Sorbonne Université
  • University College Dublin
  • Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
  • Universite de Mons
  • Università di Pisa
  • IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

FN's verdensmål

I 2015 blev FN-landene enige om 17 verdensmål til at bekæmpe fattigdom, beskytte planeten og sikre velstand for alle. Dette projekt bidrager til følgende verdensmål:

  • Verdensmål 4 - Kvalitetsuddannelse
  • Verdensmål 11 - Bæredygtige byer og lokalsamfund
  • Verdensmål 12 - Ansvarligt forbrug og produktion
  • Verdensmål 13 - Klimaindsats
  • Verdensmål 17 - Partnerskaber for handling