IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam

Introduction

About Erasmus University

Erasmus University Rotterdam is an international knowledge workshop for critical thinking and academic training, driven by a strong focus on current social issues. The university concentrates its expertise on issues of management, organisation and policy in the public and private sectors on the one hand, as well as on the field of sickness and health care.

The university aims to generate and share knowledge from research through education and to transfer knowledge to the community. Its driving forces are academic curiosity, critical reflection and social engagement.

About Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies


The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) is an international centre of excellence of Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands founded in 1958. IHS has almost 60 years of experience in the field of urban management and development in six different areas of urban expertise: environment and climate change, housing, land, planning, competitiveness and infrastructure.

We are dedicated to developing human capacities worldwide, through high-quality education and training, and aim to reduce urban poverty and improve the quality of life in cities. Our academic staff is involved in international teaching and training missions at all times, continuously working towards development of innovative urban solutions. We take pride in our interdisciplinary approach to education, through which we ensure real-life urban issues and solutions are addressed back in our curriculum.

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

MSc Program in Urban Management and Development

Campus Full time Part time 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam + 1 more

This degree is a great stepping stone for those seeking to enter the field of urban management who are searching for a graduate experience that combines academic learning and practical knowledge. [+]

This degree is a great stepping stone for those seeking to enter the field of urban management who are searching for a graduate experience that combines academic learning and practical knowledge.

What will I learn?

This program is geared to both professionals and academics and prepares them with the knowledge and skill-set necessary to become innovative urban managers! Students will learn:

How to manage the complex urban multidisciplinary environment Action and strategic planning, policy analysis, research methods and negotiation and communication Urban issues, policies and trends around the world What are some of the most exciting components of this program? Students from over 45 different nations High profile guest lecturers 6 different specializations Theory perfected by IHS’ almost 60 years of experience in the field How will I learn? ... [-]

Master

Master's in Public Administration: Urban Governance specialisation

Campus Full time 1 - 1 year September 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

As a product of a new collaboration between the Department of Public Administration (Erasmus School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, ESSB) and the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), this program is a specialization within the MSc in Public Administration of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. [+]

Master’s in Urban Governance

As a product of a new collaboration between the Department of Public Administration (Erasmus School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, ESSB) and the Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), this program is a specialization within the MSc in Public Administration of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

What will I learn?

Cities are complex, challenging and fast-growing. They are major economic and development drivers that generate vast amounts of wealth and are home to more than half of the world’s population (estimated to be closer to 70% by 2050). They are at the heart of cultural, social and political innovation and play a key role in discovering answers to social issues such as migration, social segregation, poverty, climate change, health, unemployment and terrorism. Sustainable governance policies are recognized as essential components of guaranteeing the well-being of all people. Students will learn a variety of skills including the following:... [-]


Contact

Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies, IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam

Address Burgemeester Oudlaan 50 Mandevile, 14th floor
3062 PA Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
Website http://www.ihs.nl/
Phone + 31 10 408 9825
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