Master of Science in Urban Management and Development – UMD – EURA

Master of Science in Urban Management and Development – UMD

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Master of Science in Urban Management and Development – UMD

Date and duration 01 October 2014 – 18 September 2015, One year

Location IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands

IHS application deadline 01 July 2014

Contact person Ms. Isidora Markou, IHS Communication & Admissions

Combining a multidisciplinary approach with a managerial perspective

The multidisciplinary MSc programme in Urban Management and Development offers the opportunity to young urban professionals as well as recent Bachelors graduates to invest in their future. It will enable you to become competent urban managers, leaders who can analyse and develop cities based on a thorough understanding of urban theory and practice.

A creative training methodology

As a participant of the masters programme you are taught about the challenges and issues faced by cities today and you are trained to find sustainable solutions through a unique training methodology of:

  • case studies I working groups I video presentations
  • gaming methodologies I best practices *
  • discussions I field visits and field work

A window on the cities of the world

The UMD masters programme offers a truly multicultural and international experience.

  •   International academic staff with experience in different cities around the world * A masters classroom with over 40 different nationalities
  • Study in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, the cradle of urban management
  • Join Erasmus University Rotterdam- an international and highly ranked university (73rd position according to The World University Rankings)

Apply online here or download a brochure and request for more information:

For candidates who are interested in applying for a NFP scholarship, please note that the upcoming deadline for the UMD programme Is 4 February 2014. For more information, please check here:


IHS – Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies

Erasmus University Rotterdam

P.O. Box 1935

3000BX Rotterdam

The Netherlands


Burg. Oudlaan 50

T-Building – 14th Floor

3062PA Rotterdam

The Netherlands

P:+31 (0)10 4089825

F:+31 (0)10 4098926

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