Department of Urban and Regional Development (URD) was established in 2004 as a part of Department of Architecture. Recently, Department of URD has achieved accreditation A from BAN-PT accoring to SK No. 139/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/S1/IV/2015. This acceditation valids within 5 years, on April 6, 2015 until April 6, 2020. Through the whole of development programs in three main university activities (Tri Dharma Perguruan Tinggi), URD and Architecture department gain certificate of ISO 9001:2008, particular in education management. This achievement is attained due to the support and commitment of whole academic community at URD, and will become a new spirit in development of department in the future.

To realize the vision of Hasanuddin University as a World Class University, it is essential to provide the quality and capacity of lecturers, staff and students towards attainment of great outcomes competitiveness, mainly, in the planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of the spatial planning.