Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research

  • Postal address

    Pleinlaan 2

    1050 Brussels


Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Cosmopolis is a research centre within the Department of Geography of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and is dedicated to research and teaching in geography, spatial planning and urban design. Committed to pursuing both academic and practice relevant research, Cosmopolis actively engages policy makers, governments, citizen networks and other urban partners to transform knowledge into action.


  • human geography
  • urban design
  • spatial planning
  • cultural geography
  • urban geography
  • architecture
  • urbanism
  • economic geography
  • urban studies
  • political geography
  • governance


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