Department of Urban Planning

About the Department

The UCLA Department of Urban Planning is at the intersection of unique academic, regional, geographic, and professional resources that creates a learning environment unlike any other. Los Angeles, one of the most culturally diverse and exciting urban settings in the world, serves as a unique laboratory for faculty and students to study and solve urban issues and problems. The world-class faculty in the department—nationally and internationally recognized scholars and leaders in community development, environmental planning, housing, land development, regional and international development, transportation, and urban design—prepare master’s and doctoral degree students to address the social, economic, and spatial relationships that shape society.

SPOTLIGHT

UCLA Luskin Urban Planners take top honors at Bank of America competition...

News

March 30, 2015
The annual UCLA Luskin Career Fair is an opportunity for students and alumni to learn about current and upcoming job and internship opportunities....
March 24, 2015
 After 41 years of teaching at UCLA, Donald Shoup, distinguished professor of Urban Planning, will retire on June 30, 2015.
March 23, 2015
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Events Calendar

Mon, 03/30/2015 - 5:00pm
The Daniel Pearl Memorial Lecture presentsA Conversation with Leon PanettaPart of the Meyer & Renee Luskin Lecture SeriesFrom his tenure as Congressional Chairman and President Clinton’s Chief of Staff to serving as President Obama’s Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA, Leon Panetta...
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Tue, 04/14/2015 - 6:00pm
It's been said that art is all around us. But how can advocates, practitioners and the public ensure that communities are able to understand themselves through artistic endeavors? How can a city embrace and express its rhythm, hue and spirit through art?
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Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:00am
Lessons in Leadership Conference: Diversity in Leadership
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