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.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MSc

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

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 ... [+]

Cities face challenges every day. In order to remain sustainable and competitive, they need progressive urban managers with skills in strategic urban planning, greening and sustainability policies, governance and policy development, economic and financial analysis. Our 12-month Master's degree is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to be competent urban managers in public, private and not-for-profit organisations. The Master's degree in Urban Management and Development 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? ... [-]
Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
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Master

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University 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 ... [+]

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:... [-]

Netherlands Rotterdam
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Read more in English
Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies, IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Address
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50 Mandevile, 14th floor
3062 PA Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands
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Phone
+ 31 10 408 9825