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The European Institute for Comparative Urban Research, EURICUR, was founded in 1988 and has its seat with Erasmus University Rotterdam. EURICUR is the heart and pulse of an extensive network of European cities and universities. EURICUR's principal objective is to stimulate fundamental international comparative research into matters that are of interest to cities. To that end, EURICUR co-ordinates, initiates and carries out studies of subjects of strategic value for urban management today and in the future. Through its network EURICUR has privileged access to crucial information regarding urban development in Europe and North America and to key persons at all levels, working in different public and private organizations active in metropolitan areas. 'EURICUR closely cooperates with the Eurocities Association, representing more than 100 large European cities. As a scientific institution, one of EURICUR's core activities is to respond to the increasing need for information that broadens and deepens the insight into the complex process of urban development, among others by disseminating the results of its investigations by international book publications. These publications are especially valuable for city governments, supra-national, national and regional authorities, chambers of commerce, real estate developers and investors, academics and students, and others with an interest in urban affairs.

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The Student City Strategic Planning for Student Communities in EU Cities

The Student City: Strategic Planning for Student Communities in EU Cities

1st Edition

By Leo van den Berg, Antonio Russo
February 27, 2017

Student communities are without doubt a strategic resource for urban development and students are the citizens and the high-skilled working class of tomorrow. They are seen as an 'invisible population' with little say in local policy and decision-making. Co-operation between educational ...

Sports and City Marketing in European Cities

Sports and City Marketing in European Cities

1st Edition

By Leo van den Berg, Erik Braun, Alexander H.J. Otgaar
February 27, 2017

In our increasingly global and commercial world, where once sport would only have been seen by a few thousand on the terraces it is now watched by many millions via satellite. This mass global audience is invited not only to watch the sporting event, but also to visit the city where it takes ...

Delivering Sustainable Competitiveness Revisiting the organising capacity of cities

Delivering Sustainable Competitiveness: Revisiting the organising capacity of cities

1st Edition

Edited By Luís Carvalho, Leo van den Berg, Hazem Galal, Peter Teunisse
June 28, 2016

Global trends such as climate change, digitalisation, enhanced concepts of democracy and the consequences of the 2008 financial crisis are changing the playing field of cities across the world. Urban development objectives are shifting away from being purely concerned with wealth creation and ...

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