Tosics, I, 2021: ‘Never Let A Good Crisis Go To Waste’ – Urban Lessons Learnt From The Pandemic. Photo essay.

Tosics, I, 2020: Metropolitan areas under the pandemic. Article on URBACT Knowledge Hub 17 September 2020

Tosics, I. – Sanabria, M. – Adams, E. 2020: How are cities implementing placed-based approaches? Porto City Lab paper. URBACT Knowledge Hub, September 2020

Tosics, I, 2020: Urban poverty and the pandemic. Article on URBACT Knowledge Hub 14 May 2020

Bressaud, S – Patti, D – Tosics, I, 2019: The Local Pact: a new approach for tackling urban poverty. Policy Paper. Commissioned by the URBACT Secretariat as a Capitalisation Activity within the Urban Agenda for the EU Partnership on Urban Poverty. December 2019

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Tosics, I. 2019: Towards metropolitan collaboration in urban areas. In: URBACT The Blog. October 2019.

Gerőházi, É – Tosics, I (with the contribution of Anna Bajomi, Vera Horváth, Hanna Szemző, Andrea Tönkő and Diána Vonnák), 2018: Addressing Metropolitan Challenges for the Barcelona Metropolitan Area. Lessons from five European metropolitan areas: Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Greater Manchester, Stuttgart and Zürich. Prepared by the Metropolitan Research Institute of Budapest for the Barcelona Metropolitan Area (AMB). Editing and proof-reading AMB, General Manager Bureau Will Bromberg. Barcelona, June 2018

Simeonova, V – van Eupen, M – Clement, J – Baraggia, A – van der Grift, E – Sandkjær Hanssen, G – Hofstad, H – Tosics, I – Gerohazi, E (2018) SPIMA – Spatial dynamics and strategic planning in metropolitan areas. Targeted Analyis. ESPON 2020 programme,. March 2018 

Tosics, I, 2017: The Metropolitan Challenge in Europe. In: Smart Metropolia 2017. Przestrzenije relacji. Obszar Metropolitalny. Gdansk Gdynia Sopot. Wdrazanie Agendy Miejskiej Unii Europejskiej.

Ramsden, P – Tosics, I, 2017: Urban regeneration before and after the crisis. A capitalisation  report for the URBACT programme. (Unpublished.)

Tosics, I, 2015: Integrated Regeneration Of Deprived Areas And The New Cohesion Policy Approach. An URBACT contribution to the European Urban Agenda. URBACT, August 2015 In English: In French:

Tosics, I, 2014: Functional urban areas around European cities. Paper prepared for the AESOP’2014 conference, Utrecht, June 2014

Fedeli, V – Tosics, I, 2014: Milan And Budapest: Metropolitan Policies For Integrated Development? Paper prepared for the EURA-UAA Conference, Paris, June 2014

Tosics, I, 2014: Art and the Regeneration of Deprived Public Spaces. In: Batista, Anamarija and Kovács, Szilvia and Lesky, Carina eds. Artistic Transformation Of The City Space. Stimulation of the sensual sphere.

Tosics, I – Gerőházi, É, 2013: Metropolitan Areas In Action. Analysis of European cities. Background study for the Eurocities publication Metropolitan Areas In Action Summary Report. November 2013.

Colini, L, Czischke, D, Güntner, S, Tosics, I and Ramsden, P (2013): Against divided cities in Europe. Cities of Tomorrow – Action Today. URBACT II Capitalisation.

Gerőházi, É – Hegedüs, J – Szemző, H – Tosics, I – Tomay, K – Gere, L (2011) The impact of European demographic trends on regional and urban development. Synthesis report. Hungarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Budapest, April 2011.

Vranken, J – Tosics, I: Towards an ‘Urban OMC’. Paper prepared for the Trio Presidency of the European Union. Manuscript, November 2009.

Homan, Jackie – Howl, Dave – Tosics, Ivan (2007) URBACT METROGOV Final Report. Sub-national policy and governance on metropolitan issues: Birmingham / Budapest / Cologne / Frankfurt / Glasgow / Lille / Malmö / Milan.

“Sustainable Development and Economic Competitiveness in Metropolitan Regions. A Perspective from an Accession Country.” In: Territorial Cohesion. Meeting new challenges in an enlarged EU. Report of Conference organised in Galway, during the Irish Presidency, 25-27 May 2004.


The German Presidency conference ‘Europe’s Cities Fit For Future’ 01 December 2020

An Interesting Battlefield : Planning for the Recovery 19 November 2020

Metropolitan areas under the pandemic 17 September 2020

Urban poverty and the pandemic 14 May 2020

The housing paradox: more financing – less affordability ? 09 April 2019

The housing paradox: what can local municipalities do? 17 July 2019

New urban planning – long-lasting innovation or just a temporary illusion…? 5 November 2018

The dilemma of fighting urban poverty: invest into poor people or into poor places? 4 September 2018

Second Chance Thematic Paper No 3: Involving Urban Actors in the Reactivation of Vacant Buildings. Iván Tosics: Lessons To Be Learnt From The Economic Crisis 29 July 2018

Creating temporary space for experimentation about future activities 27 March 2018

Housing For All – Experiences of URBACT cities on affordable housing 21 November 2017

From non integrated to integrated urban development: an illustrated story 10 March 2017

Densification beyond the city centre: urban transformation against sprawl 19 January 2017

Squatting for cultural use toward commons: The case of Rog factory in Ljubljana 29 November 2016

What lessons to learn from the US elections? November 2016

#Basque2016, What was it about ? 27 May 2016

How to wake up the sleeping giants? About the URBACT Second Chance network 24. March 2016

Dense suburban New Towns – solution for high-growth urban areas? December 2015

Less money, more innovation: regeneration of deprived residential areas since the crisis October 2015

Governing Large Cities After The Financial Crisis September 2015

Too much to lose August 2015

Participation or inclusion? Participatory planning in urban areas: new dilemmas July 2015

Innovative local solutions to handle environmental degradation and under-used assets June 2015

Functional territories for better integrated governance: Towards spatially coordinated development in metropolitan and urban-rural area May 2015 

Newly developed areas in European cities: eco-sensitive – smart – inclusive…? April 2015

Re-Block: BLOG April 2015

Budapest: A Stakeholder’s Dilemma about Flood Protection Planning June 2013