Our learning programmes offer members a door on to the streets, neighbourhoods and squares where change is taking place – to understand the projects and places from the people who have delivered them.

The Urbanism Awards

Identifying, promoting, and learning from great places.


Exchange ideas and hear leading-edge thinking from urbanists around the globe.

Here & Now - the Academy Journal

A platform to showcase and explore ideas and viewpoints within the broad world of urbanism.

Take part in our programmes


Events are open to all, with Members receiving free or discounted access. Events include seminars, lectures, study visits at Congress – online and onsite.

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Congress is an inspiring, thought-provoking and entertaining opportunity to exchange ideas and hear leading-edge thinking from urbanists around the globe.

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Speak at an event

Academicians and Young Urbanists are encouraged to speak at events including our monthly online Urbanism Hours.

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Journal Editorial Team

Lend your expertise to the editorial and production of the Journal. Submit an article, assist with sub-editing or help to plan forthcoming content.

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The Urbanism Awards 

Underpin our knowledge about the elements behind great places by assisting or leading one of our assessment teams.

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The Young Urbanist Mentoring Scheme brings Academicians together with the next generation of place leaders. Offer your time to support, or express your interest in being supported.

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Regions & Nations Network

Join or lead your local committee to promote the placemaking agenda through events, meetings and local initiatives.

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Join one or more of our working groups

Aimed at Academicians and Young Urbanists – to join one of our Working Groups, please contact [email protected]

Membership and Partnership

Help ensure that our offer to Members and Sponsors is on-point so that we continue to attract support.

Policy Group

Shape the Academy's external influence by commenting on policy issues.

Events and Marketing Group

Bring your skills and guidance to oversee the programme of the Academy and raise our external profile.

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