The Master program in Urban and Regional Planning and Management combines one year in Yogyakarta Indonesia on urban and regional planning in Indonesia with one year on urban management and development in the Netherlands. It offers two accredited master diplomas within a two year span.
The double degree program Urban and Regional Planning and Management is designed for urban planners in Indonesia: Local and regional government officials from Bappeda, Dinas Teknis and Planning units of Departments, central government staff, as well as planners in the private sector.
Urban and Regional Planning and Management program participants will become innovative urban and regional planners, technically capable to formulate planning documents in a multidisciplinary process and substantially capable to manage the implementation of plans within the context of specific social, environmental and political settings. The first year of the course focuses on Indonesia.
Urban and Regional Planning and Management program combines classroom lectures, with group exercises, individual exercises, discussions, field visits in Indonesia and the Netherlands, studios and an individual thesis, The series of studio courses are intended to provide practical experience in development planning, with a case study of spatial planning at the local level in an urban or regional context.
The Urban and Regional Planning and Management program is double degree course that is jointly organized by IHS and Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Indonesia. Gadjah Mada University is the oldest and largest university in Indonesia. Universitas Gadjah Mada is dedicated to supporting research and teaching that can increase prosperity, security and human welfare. As the oldest and largest university in Indonesia, Universitas Gadjah Mada is especially charged with the responsibility to generate scholars and vision for the nation, through global interconnections that retaining cultural authenticity and a passion for social change.
The Urban and Regional Planning and Management program is part of a broad portfolio of Urban Management and Development programs. Besides this program, IHS offers a range of other related programs such as the Financing Urban Infrastructure course.
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Students who would like to register for the Urban and Regional Planning and Management program will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top MSc degree at IHS.
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The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) is an international centre of excellence of the School of Economics (ESE) and the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. IHS operates on a global scale by offering postgraduate education, training, advisory services and applied research.
IHS was selected as the winner for the 2007 UN-HABITAT Scroll of Honour Award for leading the way as a global center of excellence and knowledge through its high quality training programmes in housing, urban management and urban environmental management and planning.
In 2008 IHS celebrated its 50th anniversary of assisting countries, cities and institutions to find suitable approaches to housing and sustainable urban development, and strengthen their capacity to implement them.
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Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
At least 3 years of work experience.
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