Phone: +32 16 320380      Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • fontaine Joomla template
  • fontaine Joomla template
  • fontaine Joomla template
  • About Frank Moulaert

    Frank Moulaert is Professor of Spatial Planning, Head of the Planning and Development Unit ASRO, Faculty of Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium.

    Learn More
  • Founder ESDP Network

    That is why back in the 1980s, together with some of his old friends and colleagues, he launched the European Module in Spatial Development and Planning which uses a project-based pedagogy to postgraduate training.

    ESDP Network Overview
  • Frank's Opinion

    Frank has always been passionate about the relationship between science and society: Science as a tool in policy studies, as an arena for cooperation between scientists and civil society,… In his opinion, shared research activities are an appropriate platform for education..

    Learn more

Featured Publications


Featured Articles
Introduction: Problematising Urban Social Cohesion: A Transdisciplinary Endeavour  
Urban Studies, Vol. 49, 9, pp. 1855-1872, 2012.
(with K. Miciukiewicz, A. Novy, S. Musterd, and J. Hillier)
in Journals (Refereed)
Analysing regional development: A structural realist approach 
Regional Studies,Vol. 44, 1, pp. 103-118, 2010.
(with A. Mehmood)
in Journals (Refereed)
Towards Alternative Model(s) of Local Innovation
Urban Studies, Vol. 42, 11, pp. 1969-1990, 2005.
(with F. Martinelli, E. Swyngedouw and S. Gonzalez)
in Journals (Refereed)
Localités désintégrées et stratégies de lutte contre la pauvreté: une réflexion méthodologique post-moderne. 
Espaces et Sociétés, Vol. 78, pp. 35-53, 1995.
with L. Leontidou
in Journals (Refereed)
Risk aversion analysis in a spatial context: some illustrations. 
Sistema Urbani,Vol. 3, 1-2, pp.135-147, 1981.
with P. Van Rompuy
in Journals (Refereed)

View All Articles


Featured Books
IL'innovation sociale  

(edited with Juan-Luis Klein and Jean-Louis Laville) Éditions érès, Toulouse. 2014. (ISBN: 978-2749239491)



Book Link

The International Handbook on Social Innovation: Collective Action, Social Learning and Transdisciplinary Research 
(edited with Diana MacCallum, Abid Mehmood, and Abdelillah Hamdouch) Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. 2013. (ISBN: 978-1849809986), (eBook 978-1849809993)

Book Link

The Globalized City: Economic Restructuring and Social Polarisation in the City 

(edited with A. Rodriguez and E. Swyngedouw), Oxford University Press, Oxford. 2003. (ISBN: 978-0199260409)



Book Link
La logique sociale du développement territorial 
(with J. Nussbaumer), Presses de l'Université du Québec, Montreal. 2008. (ISBN: 978-2760513730)

Book Link

Cities, Enterprises and Society on the Eve of the 21st Century. 

(edited with A. Scott), Francis Pinter, London. 1997. (ISBN: 978-1855674042. 


Book Link

View All Books