Jöran Mandik studied Urban Planning and Design at the Technical University Berlin and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. He also completed a training in Design Thinking from the Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Potsdam.
He is currently a masters candidate in the department of Urban Design at the TU Berlin, and a student employee in the TU’s Institute for Urban Planning at the Chair of Sustainable Development and Urban Renewal. He is also employed at the Chair for Building Planning and Design at the University of the Arts Berlin (UdK), where he works within the Making Futures Bauhaus+ action research project
Mandik also is co-host of Berlin news podcast Radio Spätkauf.