Academic Catalog


Course Code: 1210213
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 3.0
Department: City And Regional Planning
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. DENZ BURCU ERCYAS
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

General introduction to the development of cities throughout world history, theoretical and methodological problems in historical analysis of cities and urbanization, and a discussion of dynamics in shaping urban centers from the Early Bronze Age through the 20th century. The effect of different political econnomic contexts and material conditions on the urbanisation process lies at the heart of the course.