CENTER FOR URBAN STUDIES
A public organization created by researchers convinced that city should be fair and comfortable.
The center was established to implement these values through the study of spatial and social processes that take place in cities.
We create independent research on current urban issues and key urban processes
We advise stakeholders who work with the city, formulate policies and influence the processes in it (business, government, etc.) on how to act to make the city fair and convenient
We are developing the first master’s program in urban planning and spatial planning in Ukraine in collaboration with the Kyiv National University of Construction and Architecture. The center is responsible for the socio-humanitarian part of the program, and KNUBA specializes in technical
We form a corpus of knowledge and texts about the city: we publish the results of our own research, as well as translate into Ukrainian the most relevant texts in the field of urban studies
CUS is a platform for interaction between
experts who study the city from the standpoint of different disciplines and are ready to professionally address certain issues faced by the city/region/district
We work with universities, experts and practitioners from other countries to share experiences and develop a foundation for profound changes in the field of urban planning
Our team is experts in the fields of sociology and anthropology of the city, architecture and urban planning, urban history, urban economy, public management and governance, community building and mediation
Head of the Center, analyst, researcher
Researcher of urban history
Urban planner, researcher