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In this presentation you will find an overview of the courses IHS offers and our history and objectives in a nutshell.

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IHS Education information

  1. 1. IHS Making Cities Work Knowledge Centre of Urban Management and Development
  2. 2. Who are we? An institute of EUR Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands Leading international institute with 50 years of experience in applied knowledge for housing and urban development Top school for urban management and development We lead cities into the future !
  3. 3. Strong Academic Credibility Erasmus University Rotterdam Top 50 university in Europe Netherlands Flemish Accreditation Organization
  4. 4. Strong Academic Credibility City Development Corporation, Municipality of Rotterdam Lund University Sweden Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, United States of America Cordaid, Hague, the Netherlands
  5. 5. Where are we? Rotterdam, the Netherlands Port of Europe
  6. 6. Where are we? Rotterdam,the Netherlands City of Urban Renewal
  7. 7. Where are we? Rotterdam, the Netherlands City of Modern Architecture
  8. 8. IHS History 1948 Bouwcentrum founded Bouwcentrum International Education (BIE ) Direct involvement in overseas projects From BIE to IHS, Institute for Housing Studies IHS - Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies IHS reorganization and integration with Erasmus University Rotterdam New organizational structure 1958 1976 1991 1982 present 2003 1996 Present Winner of the UN-HABITAT Scroll of Honour Award Leading international institute for housing and urban development studies 50 years investing in people who Make Cities Work
  9. 9. IHS Education <ul><li>Master’s Programme </li></ul><ul><li>12 months MSc programme with 7 specializations in urban management and development </li></ul><ul><li>PhD Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Full-time and part-time in depth research on specific themes in housing and urban development </li></ul><ul><li>Short Courses </li></ul><ul><li>1-3 months short courses on specific topics in housing, land management and urban development </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Courses </li></ul><ul><li>1-2 weeks intensive courses with strong practical focus designed for post experience professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Tailor Made Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-solving and practical oriented course on various problems related to urban development </li></ul>
  10. 10. IHS Education Master’s Programme MSc : Urban Management and Development 12 months MSc programme addresses the economic, social, physical, managerial and political aspects of urban management and development in a comprehensive way
  11. 11. <ul><li>Truly international environment </li></ul><ul><li>Small-scale with personal attention and support </li></ul><ul><li>International guest lectures </li></ul><ul><li>Strong link between theory and practice </li></ul><ul><li>Practical focus and problem solving approach </li></ul><ul><li>Wide range of specializations </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced training of analytical and practical skills </li></ul>MSc : Urban Management and Development Key Features
  12. 12. MSc : Urban Management and Development Specializations <ul><li>Urban Social Development </li></ul><ul><li>Land Development Strategies and the Future of Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Environmental and Infrastructure Management </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Management and Governance </li></ul><ul><li>Housing: Making it Accessible for All </li></ul><ul><li>Urban Development Strategies </li></ul>
  13. 13. MSc : Urban Management and Development Course Structure
  14. 14. <ul><li>Urban Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneur </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant and advisor </li></ul><ul><li>Academic and lecturer </li></ul><ul><li>Politician </li></ul><ul><li>Government official </li></ul><ul><li>Project manager </li></ul><ul><li>NGO officer </li></ul><ul><li>Real estate agent </li></ul><ul><li>… </li></ul>MSc : Urban Management and Development Career prospects
  15. 15. IHS Global Connections: More than 7,000 Alumni all over the world form strong networks for IHS graduates’ career prospects MSc : Urban Management and Development Career prospects
  16. 16. <ul><li>“ Studying at IHS has been an academic experience which has given me: the skills and knowledge of urban management necessary to contribute to the improvement of urban development in my country.” </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Alejandra Samudio Matiz Colombia Master Student 2007-2008 </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>International Courses on Housing and Urban Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>3-month post- graduate diploma course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed for middle and senior level professionals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Practical orientation with field experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Land management and Informal Settlement Regularization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 month intensive diploma course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed for professionals involved with housing and land policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative nature with various teaching methods </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academic Short course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 - 4 weeks in-depth diploma course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed for professionals in urban management and development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-depth study addresses the latest findings </li></ul></ul>Short Courses
  18. 18. Admission Requirements <ul><li>For Master Programmes and Short Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor’s degree for MSc programme </li></ul><ul><li>At least three years of related experience for the 1-month Land Management course </li></ul><ul><li>English Fluency if English is not mother tongue: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- IELTS min.6.0 with subtest not lower than 5.5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- TOEFL min. 550 (paper based) 213 (computer based) 79 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Internet based) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Application form </li></ul><ul><li>Transcript and IELTS or TOEFL test result </li></ul><ul><li>Financial support </li></ul><ul><li>Apply before July 01 for MSc Programme </li></ul><ul><li> Feb 01 for ICHUD short course </li></ul><ul><li> June 01 for LMISR short course </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Application
  20. 20. <ul><li>IHS personal attention and support </li></ul><ul><li>(Housing, visa, insurance, financial supports, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>IHS social activities </li></ul><ul><li>(social drinks, cultural evenings, visits, sports days, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Rotterdam, Gateway to Europe </li></ul><ul><li>(Paris, Amsterdam, London, Brussels, Berlin) </li></ul>Student Life at IHS Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  21. 21. Student Life Rotterdam, The Netherlands Students City Cultural City City with World Events Fun City International City
  22. 22. IHS: Making Cities Work Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies For More information www. IHS. NL [email_address]