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Urban Management and Development: Specialisation Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
12 months
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Education type
Fulltime
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Institute for International Education
City
Rotterdam

Program description

This specialization discusses how local governments can most efficiently and effectively provide, manage and finance sustainable infrastructure, services and energy supply. It highlights the main green infrastructure techniques being applied worldwide as well as the most successful experiences on water infrastructure and sustainable alternative sources of energy in the Netherlands.

The MSc in Urban Management and Development: Specialisation Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management combines lectures, seminars, group work, field visits and presentations. Participants will conduct research and write their thesis – non-compulsory in their home country - within the 'Managing Urban Governance' specialization. At the end of the course participants will be able to discuss, analyze and assess aspects of local government reform essential to good urban governance.

Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management Related Specializations

The Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management specialization is part of the the MSc Urban Management and Development program. Besides this specialization IHS offers a range of other related courses such as the Financing Urban Infrastructure course.  

See which programs are related to the Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management course

Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management specialization 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.

See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the Urban Infrastructure and Energy Management course

About the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies

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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Admission requirements

Previous education

Bachelor degree or equivalent.

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