Assoc. prof. MSc. Matej Jaššo, PhD. is graduate of social psychology, has an PhD in urban planning and habilitation in spatial planning. STU fellow for more than 20 years, he is active in the field of research of so-called soft issues in spatial planning, covering topics like regional identity, participative planning, regional marketing and management, urban semiotics and planning culture. He is co-guarantor of the study programme spatial planning. In his publishing activities, he is an author or co-author of several chapters/monographies published by renown publishing houses (e.g.Springer Verlag). He is a project team member on a number of international scientific INTERREG and Horizon2020 projects and many other national scientific projects. His lectures were held in many prestigious universities, Vienna, Newcastle upon Tyne, Belgrade including. He is scientific network coordinator of, a network covering research institutes and universities teaching spatial planning in Central and South Eastern Europe.

Research interests: participative planning, city and regional identity, urban semiotics, planning culture, cross-border cooperation

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