Department of Urban Planning and Design

Vision

The Urban Planning and Design Department will act to be the center of excellence for studies and research. The graduates of this department will be recognized as high skilled planners, analytical and critical thinkers in the field of urban development. They will contribute in the planning and design of inclusive and sustainable settlements by using the gained knowledge and innovative research.

Mission

·        To provide high quality education for the graduate and undergraduate students of this department, enabling them to be successful leaders and innovative researchers capable of meeting complex challenges.

·        To promote qualities of commitment, professionalism, teamwork spirit, critical and analytical thinking, and cultural sensitivity among staff and students.

·        To ensure training of students so that they have sound moral and ethical values, thereby becoming a useful part of the society and contribute positively to the development of the country.

Objectives

·        Training a new generation of urban planners to apply knowledge of mathematics, social sciences, environmental science and other relevant field of studies to solve complex urban problems at local, city and regional scales.

·        Establishing sustainable methods for inclusive urban planning and design to enhance socio-economic growth, suitable infrastructure, environment friendly urban development.

·        Strengthening professional and ethical values for successful planning, management and implementation of urban projects.

Faculty members

1)    Ahmad Ramin Sadiq

2)    Mohammad Kamil Halimee

3)    Seddiq Sadiq

4)    Milad Behzad

5)    Mozhdah Hafizyar

Curriculum

Code

Course Name

Credits

ENGL101

English I

3

MATH 101

Calculus I

4

UDP 101

Urban Lab 1

3

UDP 102

Introduction to Urban Planning

3

EE101

Introduction to Engineering & Computers

3

IS 101

Islamic Studies

1

HIST 101

History of Afghanistan

1

Total Credits:

18

Code

Course Name

Credits

ENGL 102

English II

3

AR 211

Sketch

3

UDP 103

Urban Planning History 1

3

UDP 104

Urban Lab 2

4

UDP 105

Understanding & Presentation of Urban Space

3

IS 102

Islamic Studies

1

Total Credits:

17

Code

Course Name

Credits

UDP 201

Urban Lab 3

4

UDP 202

History of Urban Planning 2

2

ENGL203

English III

3

UDP 203

Urban Survey 1

3

AR 317

Sustainable Environmental Systems

3

UDP 204

Urban Planning Theory

3

IS 203

Islamic Studies

1

Total Credits:

19

Code

Course Name

Credits

UDP 205

Urban Lab 4

4

UDP 207

Urban Survey 2

3

UDP 206

History of Urban Planning in Afghanistan

3

ECO 201

Economics 1

3

SOC 201

Urban Sociology 1

3

EF 221

English IV

3

IS 204

Islamic Studies

1

Total Credits:

20

Code

Course Name

Credits

UDP 301

Urban Project 1

4

GEO 301

GIS

4

ECO 301

Economics 2

3

GEO 302

Urban Geography

3

SOC 302

Urban sociology 2

3

IS 305

Islamic Studies

1

Total Credits:

18

Code

Course Name

Credits

UDP 302

Urban Project 2

5

CE 303

Transportation

3

UDP 303

Urban Infrastructure

3

LAW 301

Urban Laws & Legislations

3

UDP 304

Communication Skills

3

IS 306

Islamic Studies

1

UDP 305

Seminar 1

1

Total Credits:

19

Code

Course Name

Credits

UDP 401

Urban Project 3

4

UDP 402

Urban Redevelopment & Rehabilitation

3

UDP 401

Mechanical Equipment II

3

UDP 403

Conservation of Urban Historical Heritages

3

UDP 401

Environmental Planning

3

UDP 406

Urban-Rural Interactions

3

IS 405

Islamic Studies

1

Total Credits:

20

Code

Course Name

Credits

UDP 407

Urban Project 4

5

UDP 408

Urban Management

3

UDP 409

Urban Upgrading

3

UDP 410

Sustainable Urban Planning & Design

3

UDP 411

Urban Disaster Management

3

UDP 412

Seminar 2

2

IS 411

Islamic Studies

1

Total Credits:

20

Total Program Credits

151

 

گالری رسانه

Pictures album of the courtyard of Kabul University after a gentle and beautiful rain

Academic and research conference entitled "Study and Management of Afghanistan Water" to welcome the opening of Kamal Khan Dam

The National Seedlings Campaign at Kabul University Campus

Inauguration of the new building of Faculty of Public Policy and Mathematics of Kabul University

The Sympathy Video of the Silk Road Universities Students with their Friends at Kabul University