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Institute of Housing and Urban Development studies

This is Lavita representing from The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, The Netherlands.    

The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, The Netherlands, is an international center of excellence associated with the Erasmus University Rotterdam and operating on a global scale.

IHS offers specialized post graduate education, training, advisory services and applied research in the fields of urban management, housing and urban environment with the mission to develop human and institutional capacities to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life in cities.  

 Masters in Urban Management and Development – UMD8

This is to inform you about 12- months Masters Degree Course - Urban Management and Development offered by IHS.

                         Duration of the course: 12 Months

                         Course date: October 2011 - September 2012

                         Degree Awarded: Degree

                         Tuition Fees: Euro 10500

                         Application Deadline: 20 Jan 2011

IHS offers a 12 months M Sc programme, which can be followed full-time and part-time. The masters programme provides a unique opportunity for professionals and bachelor graduates to invest in their future. It will enable you to become an innovative urban manager, a leader who analyzes and develops cities based on a thorough understanding of urban theory and practice.


The intensive course is divided in core modules and intermediary periods leading to 6 different specializations that provide ample choice for you to go in-depth in your field of study.


                            Land Development Strategies

                            Urban Environmental Management

                            Managing Environmental Governance

                            Housing Development Strategies

                            Urban and Regional Development Strategies

                            Urban Social Development

                            Research and Thesis


For this diploma course you have:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.

At least 3 years work or academic experience.


You can apply for any of the courses at IHS or even nominate your subordinates to attend various training programs at IHS. Please note that fellowships from the Dutch Government are available in limited numbers to eligible applicants under the Netherlands Fellowship Program .

Kindly note : Once you send us your Application form you will be receiving a Provisional Admission Letter after which you can apply for fellowship.

For any further information or assistance, please feel free to contact .

Best Regards,

Lavita D'souza

Educational Counsellor

Econfluence (Representative of IHS,The Netherlands Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies, The Netherlands  


Tel: + 91 22 32907299