année académique

Titulaire(s) du cours

Mathieu VAN CRIEKINGEN (Coordonnateur)

Crédits ECTS


Langue(s) d'enseignement


Contenu du cours

This is a research-based class, building from fieldwork on a given Brussels' neighbourhood. Students are divided into groups of about 6, each group being assigned a different neighbourhood to work on.

Objectifs (et/ou acquis d'apprentissages spécifiques)

The goal of this class is to make you familiar with different research methods in the social sciences that are used to analyse the urban environment; its structures and processes. In particular, you will get a taste of the following research methods: secondary statistical data analysis and mapping, urban semiotics, ethnography, (expert) interviewing, and mapping actors.

Méthodes d'enseignement et activités d'apprentissages

lectures on method + field work + workshops

Références, bibliographie et lectures recommandées

reader available

Autres renseignements

Informations complémentaires

Course materials on Canvas VUB


instructors (VUB - ULB): T. Debroux, A. Dresler, M. Van Criekingen




Méthode(s) d'évaluation

  • Autre


Construction de la note (en ce compris, la pondération des notes partielles)

The evaluation onclude the portfolio, the final presentation and the final research report

Langue(s) d'évaluation

  • anglais