Center for Metropolitan Studies

Research at CMS

On the following pages you will learn everything you need to know about the research and academic work at the Center for Metropolitan Studies. Get acquainted with the many interesting research projects, scroll through selected publications or take a look at the thematic areas of our PhD students.

Research Profile

At the Center for Metropolitan Studies, experienced and young scholars work together in various research projects on historical developments and current issues of the metropolis.


Here you will find an overview and further information on current and completed research projects at CMS.


The CMS thrives on its interdisciplinarity. Researchers from different subject areas dedicate themselves to the field of urban research.