About Gustav Friis

Born in Århus, 1980. Graduated with a Master's Degree in Urban Planning and Management Engineering at the University of Aalborg in 2006. Spent four months at the University of Sheffield, England in 2005. Worked as a student worker at the research project Town, Road and Landscape at the University of Aalborg from 2003 to 2005.


Project Manager at the City of Aalborg since August 2006. Primarily working with international projects on Sustainable Transport. Read more about this in the Work section.

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Urban Planning at the University of Aalborg


University of Sheffield


Skanderborg Amtsgymnasium 


Vardeegnens Ungdomsskole


Bakkeskolen, Hørning


Veng Fællesskole





June, 2007

In spring 2007 I attended a course in Corporate Communication at the The Academy of Professional Higher Education in Aalborg (http://noea.dk). Graduated June 6 2007.










June, 2006

Graduating Master Degree in Urban Planning and Management. Thesis: "Planning in the branded municipality" -  about how municipalities can brand themselves based on branding theories including place branding and corporative branding and a comprehensive historical report. (http://branding.plan.aau.dk)


September 2005 - January 2006

Studying at the University of Sheffield as part of the Master in Town and Regional Planning. The package contained courses in: values in planning, research methods, spatial planning systems and perspectives on spatial planning and development. The stay gave good opportunities to study the country and the language and the way of planning in the United Kingdom. Please read my blog from the stay: http://www.gux.dk/blog


September 2004-June 2006

Master in Urban Planning and Management


Starting up the student organisation PEAS - 'Planning and Environmental Association of Students'. President for the board from 2004 to September 2005.(http://peas.plan.aau.dk)


September 2001 - June 2004

Attending the education in Planning and the Environment. A civil engineer education started up in 2000.




August 1997 - June 2000

Attending the Upper Secondary School in Skanderborg with majors in Physics, Mathematics and Music.



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