Urban Management and Development
MSc programme

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Top 8 reasons to study this programme 

  1. Get your MSc from a top 100 university.
  2. Learn from active urban policy advisers.
  3. Enjoy guest lecturers from key stakeholder players (e.g. UN-Habitat)
  4. Study in the hub of modern urban development - the city of Rotterdam.
  5. Expand your professional network with participants from over 45 countries.
  6. Tailor your study to your interests by choosing from 6 different specializations.
  7. Enjoy a practical training methodology of role-playing games, real case study analysis, class debates.
  8. Be inspired by the unique focus on urban development in the Global South.

Did we mention your lecturers are active on-site urban policy advisers? Also, some of your classmates will be mid-career professionals with interesting experience to share. This means that next to the readings, theories and assignments, you will be discussing current real-life cases.

"I really enjoyed the interactive pedagogical simulations including a community action planning workshop based on real-life cases", Rabia Abrar testimonal, Pakistan, master's student experience 2016 - 2017
I really enjoyed the interactive pedagogical simulations including a community action planning workshop based on real-life cases.
Rabia Abrar
master's student 2016-2017, Pakistan
Watch video testimonial over Rabia Abrar Testimonial
Studying the MSc in Urban Management and Development completely changed my perspective on urban issues and taught me how to approach them in a more viable way.
Rami Sharaf
master's student 2016-2017, Egypt
Go to alumni blog over Rami Sharaf Testimonial IHS