Jöran Mandik studied Urban Planning 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 on the Making Futures Bauhaus+ action research project
Mandik is also part of the urbanist collective Raumstation, and co-host of Berlin news podcast Radio Spätkauf.