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History and Theory of the City

Prof. Dr. Monika Grubbauer

The Chair in History and Theory of the City explores the historical development of cities and urban societies and the related economic, social and cultural processes of urban transformation from an interdisciplinary and international perspective and with a special focus on the role of urban design and planning in these processes.

Forschung | Research

Ongoing and completed research projects, PhD supervision

Personen | Staff

Professor, research assistants, visiting researchers und student assistants

Lehre | Teaching

Courses, student projects, and a selection of theses topics

Archiv | Archive

Past conferences, workshops, lectures, events, and department news

Kontakt | Contact

Professur Geschichte und Theorie der Stadt

Prof. Dr. Monika Grubbauer

HafenCity University Hamburg
Überseeallee 16 | Raum 4126
Tel: (0049 40) 42827-5223
Mail: Monika.Grubbauer(at)hcu-hamburg.de

Ofiice hours: Tueasdays 09.00-11.00 (by arrangement)


Urban development in Mexico City

Fifteen students of Urban Planning explored together with Prof. Monika Grubbauer and Luisa Escobar Mexico City. The focus was on housing conditions, informal settlements and inner-city development processes.

Global markets / local shifts: Urban restructuring through municipal debt in Mexico City and Johannesburg

Hanna Hilbrandt receives P.R.I.M.E. funding to research the adoption of Green Municipal Bonds (GMBs) in Mexico City and Johannesburg.


HafenCity University Hamburg
Überseeallee 16 | Raum 4.126
Tel: (0049 40) 42827-5223

Office hours

Tuesdays 09.00-11.00
(by arrangement)

Equal opportunities