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MEMBERSHIP OF THE ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN PLANNING SCHOOLS (AAPS) 

The Association was formed in 2002, as an electronic, peer-to-peer network, and is still in the process of recruiting additional members. Planning schools in Francophone Africa are being recruited by APERAU. There are currently 24 member schools.

 

 

AIN SHAMS UNIVERSITY (CAIRO EGYPT)

 

Name of department: Department of Urban Planning

Head of department:  Prof Dr. Shafak El Wakeel

Contact email address: Ghada Farouk (ghadafhassan@yahoo.com)

Postal address:  Urban Planning Department, Faculty of Engineering, 1 ElSarayat St, Abdo Basha Square, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt

University website: http://net.shams.edu.eg/

Programmes: Undergraduate (urban design and planning). Post-graduate: masters and PhD

Numbers of staff: 15

Students:  undergraduate: 40; post-graduate: 10-15

 

 

AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY (NIGERIA)

 

Name of department: Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Head of department:  Dr J B Kaltho

Contact email address: Yunusa M Bello   m_belloyunusa@yahoo.com

Postal address:  Dept of Urban and Regional Planning, Ahmadu Bello University, Samaru 每 Zaria, Nigeria

University website:

Programmes: Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning, Master of Science Urban and Regional Planning.

Numbers of staff: 16

Students: 

 

 

ARDHI UNIVERSITY (TANZANIA)(Former UCLAS)

 

Name of departments: Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP),

                     Department of Housing and Infrastructure Planning (HIP)

                     Department of Regional and Rural Planning (RRP)

                                    School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP),

Acting Dean of School: Dr. John M. Lupala

Head of department of URP: Dr Peter Mandwa

Email contact:  mandwa@aru.ac.tz

Postal address: P.O. Box 35176, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

(Other heads of department will be appointed soon)

Website: http://www.aru.ac.tz/

Programmes:

Four-Year Bachelor of Science in Urban and Regional Planning

Four-Year Bachelor of Science in Housing and Infrastructure Planning

Four-Year Bachelor of Science in Regional and Rural Planning

 

12-Month Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Management

18-Month Master of Science in Urban Planning and Management

 

We also offer a joint Master of Science degree in Urban and Regional Planning and Management (MSc. URPM)for 24 months (Joint Degree between (now)Ardhi University and University of Dortmund.

PhD Students are also registered with the School

Numbers of students:

Undergraduate students June 2007: 207

Postgraduate students June 2007: 38

Number of staff:

Permanent staff    June 2007: 20

Part-time staff      June 2007: 15

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF BOTSWANA

 

Name of department: Urban and Regional Planning Department

Head of department:  Prof A. C. Mosha

Contact email address: moshaac@mopipi.ub.bw

Postal address:  Private Bag 0022,  Gaborone,

Botswana

University website:  www.ub.bw

Programmes:

Undergraduate 4 year Programme, soon to introduce a Masters Programme.

Numbers of staff and students:  7 staff and 50 students

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN  (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department: Master of City and Regional Planning (within the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics).

Head of programme: Prof. Peter Wilkinson

Email contact: Prof Vanessa Watson   Vanessa.Watson@uct.ac.za

Postal address:  School of Architecture and Planning, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch 7700, South Africa.

Telephone:  021 650 2360   fax: 021 6899466

Website: www.arp.uct.ac.za/

Nature of programme: Two year full time (or 3 year part time), professional, taught masters programme, shared in part with City Planning and Urban Design programme, and Landscape Architecture programme.

Mphil thesis degree.

Doctoral students.

Numbers of staff and students: 6 staff and approx 30 masters students. 7 PhD students.

 

 

COPPERBELT UNIVERSITY  (ZAMBIA)

 

Name of department:  Urban and Regional Planning (School of the Built Environment)

Head of department: Prof Jacob A Okrah

Email contact:   sbe@cbu.ac.zm;     dphiri@cbu.ac.zm

Postal address: PO Box 21692 KITWE, ZAMBIA

Website:  http//:www.cbu.edu.zm/ 

Nature of programme: Five Year Undergraduate programme

Numbers of staff and students:  18 (9 full time; 9 from other programmes but full time in the School). 80 full time students.

 

 

DURBAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department: Department of Town and Regional Planning within the
Faculty of Engineering, Science and the Built Environment
Head of department: Ms Theresa Gordon
Contact email: GordonT@dut.ac.za
Address: P.O. Box 1334, Durban 4000
Phone: 031 - 3732713
Fax: 031 - 3732805
Web site: www.dit.ac.za
Types of programmes: 3 year National Diploma: Town and Regional
Planning,
1 year Bachelor of Technology: Town and Regional Planning
Number of staff and students:7 full time staff, 108 National Diploma
Students [years 1-3], 10 B.Tech Students.

 

UNIVERSITY OF THE FREE STATE (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department: Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Head of department: Prof JJ Steyn

Contact email address: steynJJ.sci@ufs.ac.za

Postal address:  Urban and Regional Planning, University of the Free State, P O Box 339,  Bloemfontein  9300,  SOUTH AFRICA

University website: www.uovs.ac.za

Programmes: B Honours in Spatial Planning

                      Masters in Urban and Regional Planning

Numbers of staff: Full time Lecturers - 4     Admin - 3

Students:undergraduate: .NONE.    graduate : Honours :  51 students

over two years

Masters  :  26 students over two years

 

 

 

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY (NAIROBI)

 

Name of department:  Environmental Planning and Management- Kenyatta University

Head of department: Ms Carolyn Getao

Contact email address: kudepm@yahoo.com

Postal address:  P.o. Box 43844- 00100- Nairobi, Kenya

University website: www.ku.ac.ke  departmental weblink is

http://www.ku.ac.ke/Environmental%20Planning.htm

Programmes: Bachelors of Environmental Planning and Management, Masters of Environmental Planning and Management, PhD

Number of staff: 15

Students: 120

 

 

KWAME  NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, KUMASI (GHANA)

Name of Department: Department of Planning, College of Architecture and Planning
Head of Department: Dr K. D. Kessey
Contact email address: Contact person: Dr Daniel Inkoom: dinkoom@hotmail.com; dinkoom2002@yahoo.co.uk
Postal address: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology,
Private Mail Bag, Komasi, Ghana.
Website: www.knust.edu.gh
Programmes:
2 undergraduate programmes: BSc Human Settlement Planning; BSc
Development Planning
2 MSc programmes : MSc Development Planning and Management (SPRING
Programme); MSc Development Policy and Planning (DEPP)
2 MPhil Programmes : MPhil in Planning; MPhil in development Studies
PHD Programmes in planning and development Studies
Numbers of staff and students: 20 staff. Undergraduate programmes:
400-500 students. Masters programmes: 55 students. PhD: 7

 

 

MAKARERE UNIVERISTY (UGANDA)

 

Name of Department: Urban and Regional Planning Unit, Department of Geography

Head of Department:  Prof. J.B Nyakaana. Faculty of Arts (Dean Prof H Sengendo)

Head of Unit -Mr Derek  Alfred Muhwezi

Email contact:  dmuhwezi@arts.mak.ac.ug or geog@arts.mak.ac.ug

Address:      P.O.Box 7062, Kampala, uganda

Telephone:      +25641531261; fax 25641532780

Mobile:   +256772 424254

Website:     www.mak.ac.ug

Programmes:  

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (3years)

Postgraduate Diploma in Integrated Rural Development

Master of Arts in Landuse and Regional development planning

PhD by thesis

Numbers of staff:  5 full time and 20 part time

Students:  Undergraduate 80; postgraduate diploma 5-10; masters 5-8; PhD candidates 3

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL, DURBAN (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department:  Urban and Regional Development Planning Programme, School of Architecture, Planning and Housing

Head of programme: Professor Peter Robinson

Email contact:  robinsop@ukzn.ac.za

Postal address: School of Architecture, Planning and Housing, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 4041, South Africa

Website:  www.ukzn.ac.za/arch/planning/planning.htm

Nature of programmes:  Post graduate programme courses offered:

Master of Town and Regional Planning

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (Environment and Planning)

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (Development Planning)

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (Thesis)

PHD

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN (NIGERIA)

 

Name of department: Department of Urban and Regional Planning (presently Centre for Urban and Regional Planning)

Head of department:  Prof  Samuel Babatunde Agbola

Contact email address: babatunde.agbola@gmail.com

Postal address: Centre for Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Programmes: Post-graduate planning programmes

Numbers of staff and students: Seven staff and 100 students.

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG

 

Name of department: Department Town and Regional Planning

Head of department: Mr MP Lewis

Contact email address: martinl@uj.ac.za

Postal address: PO Box 17011, Doornfontein, 2028, South Africa 

University website: www.uj.ac.za

Programmes: National Diploma: Town and Regional Planning & Bachelor of Technology: Town and Regional Planning

Numbers of staff: 4 Full time

Students: undergraduate: 280 (ND:TRP)    graduate : 23 (BTech:TRP)

 

  

UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

 

Name of Department :  Urban and Regional Planning

Head of Department : Dr Leke Oduwaye

Contact e-mail : leodwa@yahoo.com

Postal Addess : Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos - NIGERIA

Telephone : 234-8026833667

Programmes : B.Sc Urban and Regional Planning, M.Sc Urban and Regional Planning, MURP

Academic Staff : Full-time 14

Non Academic Staff : 4

Students : B.Sc (350), M.Sc (7), MURP (5)

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

 

Name of Department: Department of Urban and  Regional planning, University of Nigeria, Enugu campus.

Head of Department: TPL Smart N. Uchegbu, MNITP,FNES.

Contact e-mail Address: suchegbu@yahoo.com

Postal Address: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, P.O.Box 333  Enugu, 400001  Enugu State Nigeria

Telephone:23442452397; 2348033425686; 2348046117697

Website: http://www.unn-edu.net/

Programmes: Bachelor in Urban and Regional Planning (BURP)

                        Masters in Urban and Regional Planning (MURP)

                        Ph.D Programme in URP

Areas of Specialization: Development Control; Regional Planning; Housing; Environmental Management; Transportation; Regional Analysis; Urban Planning;

Academic Staff:  12

Non Academic     10

Students         500

 

 

NAIROBI UNIVERSITY (KENYA)

 

Name of Department: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Development

Head of Department: Professor Peter M Ngau

Contact e-mail address: pngau@uonbi.ac.ke

Postal address: Faculty of Architecture, Design and Development, PO Box 30197, Nairobi 00100 GPO, Kenya

Programmes: :

BA Planning (47 students)

MA Planning (20 students)

PhD students (Urban and Regional Planning) (8 students)

Academic staff: 16

 

 

POTCHEFSTROOM UNIVERSITY (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department: Urban and Regional Planning

Head of department:  Prof Calie Schoeman

Contact email address: Carel.Schoeman@nwv.ac.za

Postal address: Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520

Website: www.puk.ac.za

Programmes: Four year undergraduate programme

Numbers of staff and students: Staff of 6 people and 48 students.

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department: Department of Urban and Regional Planning

Head of department:  Prof Mark Oranje

Contact email address: Mark.Oranje@up.ac.za

Postal address: Department of Urban and Regional Planning, South Campus, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa

School website:   http://www.up.ac.za/academic/townplan

Programmes:

B Urban and Regional Planning,

Master of Urban and Regional Planning (course work and research),

PhD in Urban and Regional Planning

Numbers of staff and students: 5 full-time lecturers, about twenty part time

lecturers, approx. 50 Bachelors, 40 Masters and 8 PhD students

Numbers of staff and students:  4 full-time staff and 36 students.

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department:  Division of Sustainable Development Planning and Management, School of Public Management and Planning

Head of department:  Prof Mark Swilling

Contact email address:   Ms Anneke Muller jimuller@sun.ac.za

Postal address:  School of Public Management and Planning, Van der Sterr-building, Bosman Street, Private Bag X1, Matieland, Stellenbosch, South Africa 7602.  Tel 021-8082152;   fax 021 808 2085

Website:  www.sun.ac.za (University website). Schools and Sustainability Institute website  www.sopmp.sun.ac.za   and www.sustainabilityinstitute.net  

Programmes: Post-grad 2 year (or 4 yr part-time) Mphil in Sustainable Development, Planning and Management;  2yr full time MT&RP (being phased out), and Doctoral programme

Numbers of staff and students:  4 full-time academic staff, 54 Mphil students of which 22 are following the professional planning option; 8 MTRP students (2003).

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF ZIMBABWE (HARARE)

 

Name of department: Department of Rural and Urban Planning

Head of department: Elias Madzudzo

Email address: emadzudzo@sociol.uz.ac.zw

 

Postal address: DURP-UZ, PO Box MP 167 Mount Pleasant, Harare,

Zimbabwe

Website:   http://uzweb.uz.ac.zw/social/rup/

Nature of programme: The department offers:

Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Rural and Urban Planning (BSc.RUP);

Postgraduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management (DPPM);

Master of Science Degree in Rural and Urban Planning (MSc.RUP).

Numbers of staff and students: 15 Academic Staff (at full establishment) and

190 Student (160 Undergraduates; 30 Postgraduates).

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF VENDA (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department: Urban and Regional Planning

Head of department: Dr Matthew Dayomi

Contact E-mail address: Mattdayomi@yahoo.com

Postal Address: Private Bag X5050 Thohoyandou 0950 South Africa

Website: www.univen.ac.za

Programmes: Four-year undergraduate programme (B.URP), B.URP (honours), and M.URP by research

Number of staff and students: Five members of staff plus four part-time lecturers from the industry. 123 students.

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF WITWATERSRAND (SOUTH AFRICA)

 

Name of department: School of Architecture and Planning

Head of department:  Prof Alan Mabin

Email address: Alan.Mabin@wits.ac.za

Postal address:   School of Architecture and Planning, University of the Witwatersrand,  P.Bag X3,  WITS   2050,   South Africa

Website:    www.wits.ac.za/planning/     www.wits.ac.za/devplanning/

Nature of programme/s

Undergraduate: B.Sc (TRP)  - four year professional degree

Postgraduate: M.Sc (Development Planning) - 2 yr professional degree (taught masters)

M.Sc (TRP) (research masters)

M.Sc (TRP) in the field of housing (taught masters)

Ph.D and Senior Doctorates

Numbers of staff and students:  Nine academic members of staff (excluding the housing programme).  Approx 110 students

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF SWAZILAND

 

Department of Geography, Environmental Science & Planning (GEP).

Contact: Sam Seyama          seyama@uniswacc.uniswa.sz

 

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MOZAMBIQUE

Name of department: Regional Development Planning
Head of department: Mr S. Kusangaya
Email address: skusangaya@ucm.ac.mz

Postal address: Centre for Geographic Information Systems, Catholic
University of Mozambique, Rua Marqu那s de Soveral, n.o 960 CP 821,
Beira,
Sofala. Mozambique, Telephone: 258 23 311982, Fax : 258 23 311980
Website:
http://www.ucm.ac.mz/cms/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=130&Itemid=243&lang=portuguese

http://www.ucm.ac.mz/

Nature of programme/s
Postgraduate: MSc Regional Development Planning (2 yr taught masters 每
started 2008)
Undergraduate: BSc Urban and Regional Planning 3 years (commencing
next
year 2009)
Graduate: BSc Urban and Regional Planning 1 year (commencing next year
2009)
Numbers of staff and students: 4 academic members of staff, 18
students

 

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA

Name of department: Geography
Head of department: Dr. Emmanuel Twarabamenye
Contact email address: etwarabamenye@nur.ac.rw, emmatwara@yahoo.fr
Postal address: P. Box 117 Butare
University/school website: www.nur.ac.rw
Programmes: BSc in Urban and Regional planning
Numbers of staff:11 permanent lecturers and 10 visiting lecturers
Number of Students: 97 Students


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