About us

The Romanian Professional Association of Urban Planners (APUR) is a professional, non-governmental, apolitical and non-profit organization. The association is formed by specialists working in the interdisciplinary domain of urban and territorial planning.

APUR has the following objectives:

  1. Promoting the status of the specialist in the domain of urban and territorial planning
  2. Defining the role and importance of urban and territorial planning in the society’s existence and evolution, promoting interdisciplinarity as a principle of theory and practice in the domain.
  3. Achieving a balance between public and private interests in urban and territorial planning, within a sustainable development context.
  4. Raising the professional competence of its members and of all specialists in the domain of urban and territorial planning; support and involvement in the process of training professionals.
  5. Defending or exercising copyrights in research and design activities in urban and territorial planning.
  6. Assuming an active role in society.
  7. International representation of specialists in urban and territorial planning.