BYREG consists of 30 employees, 150 students and 10 PhD candidates. The department offers a 5-years master in Urban and Regional Planning. The Faculty offers a PhD programme in Society, Development and Planning.
BYREG staff and students engage in interdisciplinary studies on a wide range of issues concerning spatial planning, architecture and urbanization, sustainable real estate and transport planning, landscape, recreational areas, coastal zone and waterway planning, protected areas, cooperation and negotiation in planning and power and politics.
BYREG is situated on the NMBU campus at Ås, 35 km south of Norway's capital, Oslo. The university park covers some 150 acres and is used for educational and research purposes, as well as for recreation. More information.