Sako Musterd

Prof. Dr. Sako Musterd
AISSR - Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research
Department of Geography, Planning and International Development StudiesSako Musterd
University of Amsterdam
Nieuwe Prinsengracht 130
1018 VZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Tel.: + 31 20 525 4175 / 4063
Fax: + 31 20 525 4051
E-mail: s.musterd @


Sako Musterd s Professor of Urban Geography at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is also Director of the Centre for Urban Studies. His current research activities are in the field of spatial segregation and social exclusion, neighbourhood effect analysis, and the urban conditions for creative knowledge, as well as the relation between these issues. These topics are all addressed in large metropolitan areas in Europe. He has written extensively on these subjects (see,s). He chairs the Netherlands Graduate School of Housing and Urban Research (NETHUR), in which the Universities of Amsterdam, Utrecht, Delft, Groningen, Nijmegen and Eindhoven participate. He acted as the co-ordinator of the EU-funded URBEX project and currently co-ordinates the ACRE project.