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Spatial development in Europe

The Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR) within the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning (BBR) compiles scientific information on spatial development in Europe to provide political advice. It deals with concepts and tools of European spatial and urban development policy and with spatial aspects of European sectoral policies. In this context, transnational cooperation under Objective 3 of the EU Structural Funds (INTERREG B) and active participation in the European Observation Network for Territorial Development and Cohesion ESPON are of special importance (also see "Research Programmes").

Analyses on spatial development in Europe


European spatial development policy


International cooperation


Publications