Are you investing in your city? Are you investing in your future? The 12 month international MSc Programme in Urban Management and Development trains post-graduate urban professionals to make cities work worldwide.
In the Master programme Urban Mangement and Development IHS combines theory with practice. IHS offers professionals seeking a deeper understanding of the powers at work in cities, a practical focus and worldwide experience connected with international urban research. Through its comprehensive approach, the programme takes the economic, social, physical, managerial and policitical aspects of urban management and development into perspective. It provides a unique opportunity for students to grasp what they need to know to become innovative urban managers. Leaders who are able to analyse and develop cities based on a thorough grasp of urban theory and practise.
Current urbanization trends increasingly mean that urban professionals are in demand. The Master-programme Urban Management and Development prepares students from all over the world for career positions both in the private and public sector, in international organizations, national and international associations, consultancy firms, advisory boards, and other government institutions. Our alumni include businessmen, ministers, mayors, successful consultants and renowned NGO activists. After graduation alumni become part of the large international network in over 140 countries of urban professionals, institutes and capacity building initiatives. The programme also offers a solid basis for students to pursue a PhD in related fields in a academic environment.