Urban Living Lab Center

Capacity building for the 
transformation of urban mobility, energy, and resource sectors


The partnership brings together transformative projects and initiatives active in the field of decarbonizing cities and sustainable urban development. The Urban Living Lab Center is co-hosted by MIT, TU Berlin, the Wuppertal Institute and UN-Habitat. Regional and thematic hubs are hosted by partner universities and network partners.


Launch of the Mobility Hub of the Urban Living Lab Center

International Cooperation in Sustainable Development
September 14, 2022

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Thematic Hubs

Thematic Hubs develop learning material for each of the core topics and contribute to the development of thesis and case study developments.

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Regional Hubs

Regional hubs facilitate blended- and in-person learning activities tailored for each region and act as training centers for academic and professional programs.

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Training kit

The joint platform for trainers and educators provides access to capacity-building material on key aspects to accelerate the transition towards sustainable cities.

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Graduation Ceremony

Master & PhD support

Master & PhD Topics
Urban Planning & Mobility
Urban Energy & Resources
Governance, Policy & Finance


The Urban Living Lab Center combines academic programs, professional capacity building, planning support, and entrepreneurship



Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT Energy Initiative 
TU Berlin, Urban Change Maker Group 
Wuppertal Institute, Mobility and International Cooperation

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