Land policy deals with the relation between spatial planning and property rights. It can be understood as public interventions in the allocation and distribution of land.
The chairgroup land policy and land management researches and teaches on land policy and its relations with spatial planning. A special focus are strategies of municipal land policy in pursuing public policy ambitions such as the provision of housing, reducing land take, or urban densification. Next to this topic, the impact of climate change to property rights is an important topic for teaching and research.
Thomas Hartmann speaks to Israeli authorities on LAND4FLOOD
Israel starts process on National statutory plan on flood management - Thomas Hartmann gives a keynote
Video: Inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Hartmann
The complete video of the inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas Hartmann
Inaugural Lecture by Thomas Hartmann
Impressions of the event
International working group on Land Policies in Europe meets in Dortmund
Meeting of the international working group on land policies in Europe at TU Dortmund