The School of Planning is one of two constituent schools within the Faculty of Architecture and Planning at Dalhousie University. The School of Planning offers a professional planning education to students from Canada, the United States and abroad.
Our strength lies in understanding urban and environmental systems, and the relationships between them. Our faculty are committed to planning and designing good communities in life-sustaining environments.
We seek to provide rigorous education in community design, and to advance the academic discipline and professional practice of planning through teaching, research, and professional and community service.
The School is located on bustling Spring Garden Road, in the heart of the east coast’s largest city. A vibrant port with a population of 390,000 and growing, Halifax enjoys an unsurpassed natural setting on the Atlantic coast. Founded in 1749, Halifax is the academic, cultural and economic centre of Atlantic Canada.