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 International Course on Housing and Urban Development (ICHUD)

Would you like to join the ICHUD Course at the Institute of Housing and Urban Development (IHS), Erasmus University Rotterdam?

Duration: 3 months
Dates: 7 January – 3 April 2015     
Tuition Fee: € 5,500
Language: English
IHS application deadline: 7 December 2014
Designed for urban professionals with at least 3 years of working or research experience, this course offers the opportunity to join part of the specialization period of the MSc programme in Urban Management and Development. Participants can tailor the study programme to their own needs and interest by choosing two of the six offered specialization courses
Applicants have to select one of the following 6 specializations in offer:
- Managing and Financing Urban Infrastructure (MFUI)
- Urban Housing and Livelihoods (UHL)
- Urban Environmental Management and Climate Change (UECC)
- Integrated Planning and Strategies (IPS)
- Urban Land Development (ULD)
- Urban Competitiveness and Resilience (UCR)

Course curriculum
The course has a practical orientation, combining field experience with conceptual frameworks and methodologies. Lecturers will introduce key topics, which will be reinforced by readers, case studies, group discussions, assignments and exercises designed to draw on the accumulated expertise of the students.
Interested to apply? Please visit the IHS online application system at:

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Office: NOF South Wing Block 3
Telephone: +254 207623858
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