Rural and Regional Planning Research Group (PWD) ITB defines its field of interest as:
An cxploration on rural and regional development phenomena in the context of regional disparity, so thus we can give prescriptions on the institutional framework of economic and settlement system, based on the principle of interdependence among subsystems within, to achieve a sustainable, equal, and balanced regional development.
To be a leading institution in the rural and regional research that puts forward a sustainable, equal, and balanced regional development as our priority.
To make efforts in reducing regional disparity, so that the interventions for the region will result in the integrated regional development for sustainability and equality
To explore a region as a porous, liquid, and endogenous development-based area