Rūta Ubarevičienė is a researcher with a background in urban and regional geography as well as sociology. In 2017 she obtained a PhD from Delft University of Technology and in 2018 she obtained her second PhD from the Lithuanian Social Research Centre. She is a researcher in the Urban Studies research group at Delft University of Technology and at the Institute of Sociology at the Lithuanian Centre for Social Sciences. She collaborated on research projects in Lithuania, the Netherlands, Germany and Estonia.

Rūta is a co-editor and acts as the main contact person of the book “Socio-Economic Segregation and Income Inequality: a Global Perspective“, which brings together 25 research teams (55 researchers) from all over the word. 

research interest

  • Social and spatial inequality
  • Social segregation
  • Depopulation
  • Migration and mobility
  • Baltic States

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Postdoctoral researcher in the Urban Studies research group, Department of Urbanism, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands
Researcher in the Institute of Human Geography and Demography at the Lithuanian Social Research Centre, Lithuania.


PhD, Delft University of Technology
PhD, Lithuanian Social Research Centre in cooperation with Vytautas Magnus University and Kaunas University of Technology
MSc in Geography and Landscape, Vilnius University


Architecture and the Built Environment

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