Deep Dive: Heat in the City

In the Deep Dive cooperation format, a small group of municipalities works intensively on an innovative topic over a period of around two years with the aim of achieving a concrete result (cooperation project, draft law, action plan, etc.).

Successfully supported project ideas / change processes

Connective Cities has supported over 80 project ideas to the point of implementation by providing municipal experience and accompanying the processes. Here we document a selection of successful projects. More


Dialogue Events

...and workshops for practitioners are core elements of exchange between municipal practitioners in the Community of Practice in the thematic field of sustainable urban development. A practice-oriented exchange of experiences on effective solutions and approaches opens up new learning opportunities that are processed by and then fed into the Community of Practice. More

Regional project workshops

Regional project workshops serve to support local change projects, from the concretisation and strategic revision of planning to funding applications. International practitioners contribute good practices and innovative ideas. More

Virtual expert exchange with focus: "Municipal Response to COVID-19"

In the virtual expert exchange format, colleagues share their experience on specific topics over 1.5 to 2.5 hours in a virtual room. The current focus: learning experiences at the municipal level in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. More

Expert assignments

Connective Cities arranges and organises expert secondments. For this purpose, Connective Cities relies on its pool of experts in order to impart appropriate practical experience and expert knowhow. The municipal experts offer advice at local level and provide targeted support to municipalities in planning and developing their projects.  More

Study tours

A study visit to a series of urban projects can inspire and motivate a municipality with its urban change process by showcasing what has worked in different urban contexts but also which steps along the way should be avoided or should definitely be considered. More

Conference participation

Connective Cities participates at international events with Learning Sessions using poster galleries and practitioners corners in order to give an impression about participatory Dialogue Events on facilitating the exchange between urban practitioners. More