Master Urban Management and Development

Master programme

Urban Management and Development (UMD)
(Government funded) 
Title / Degree  Master of Science (MSc)
Faculty / Institute  Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies
Joint programme 
  • Gadjah Mada University (UGM), Indonesia
  • Fudan University (FU), China
  • Renmin University (RUC), China
  • Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), China
  • Wuhan University (WHU), China
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University. China
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
(Joint programme differs per specialisation)
Type of programme Full-time 
Start of programme  October
Duration of programme  12 months (full-time)
Number of credits 68 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Accreditation  NVAO
Internship Not applicable
Study abroad Optional
Numerus fixus  Not applicable
Decentral selection Yes
Admission requirements
  • Bachelor degree from a Dutch university
  • Master degree from a Dutch university
  • Bachelor degree from a Dutch university of applied sciences
  • Foreign diploma
Application deadline(s)

15 April (early bird; EU/EEA), 15 June (regular; EU/EEA)
15 April (early bird; EU/EEA), 15 June (regular; EU/EEA)

Tuition fee 2018/2019

€ 13.900 (EU/EEA, Non EU/EEA)*

€1000 tuition fee early bird discount for admitted students who submit their tuition fee by 1 June. Not applicable to scholarship awardees.  
Tuition fee 2017/2018 € 12.900 (EU/EEA, Non EU/EEA)*
Scholarship available Netherlands Fellowship Programme, StuNed, Joint Japan/World Bank Scholarship Programme (JJ/WBSP), Orange Tulip Scholarship for Brazil, Mexico, Russia and Indonesia, Holland Scholarship Programme, LPDP, Organization of American States (OAS), Sallie Mae
Programme website www.iloveurban.ihs.nl
Brochure Brochure Master in Urban Management and Development

The displayed tuition fees represent the costs of the total nominal duration of the programme per August.