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Urban Studies - Planning and Living in Cities

University of Amsterdam

21 days
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About

In this three-week Urban Studies - Planning and Living in Cities from University of Amsterdam students will explore the fundamental issues that are shaping the development and evolution of cities in the 21st century. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • With a focus on real urban places, set in both contemporary and historical contexts, the course will examine subjects such as neighborhood development and regeneration, housing finance and policy, city planning and sustainability, and the impact of household and demographic change on urban lives and spaces
  • In this Urban Studies - Planning and Living in Cities from University of Amsterdam students will explore housing, planning and policy issues in European cities as well as consider how these apply in other regions of the world. With a focus on real urban contexts, the course will examine subjects such as neighbourhood development and regeneration, housing finance and policy, urban planning and sustainability, and the impact of household and demographic change. 
  • Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most vibrant and attractive cities, providing a fascinating laboratory for the exploration and examination of urban issues.

Programme Structure

This programme includes lectures on the following topics:

  • City spaces and urban places
  • Homes, housing and household issues
  • Neighbourhoods
  • Housing and Finance
  • City living and social segregation
  • Non Profit Housing Associations
  • Housing/urban planning/Issues in other countries
  • Urban development and redevelopment in a European context

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 days

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details

This programme runs yearly in July. 

Rolling admissions. Early deadline 1 February, Final deadline 1 April. See our website for more detailed information. 

Language

English

Credits

6 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Please have the following supporting documents ready to upload to the online application form, and select the appropriate programme from the dropdown menu:

  • A scan of your passport
  • A copy of your transcripts
  • An up-to-date copy of your CV/Resume
  • A letter of motivation of approximately 400 – 500 words stating your commitment and curiosity about the development and evolution of cities (housing, infrastructure, and planning for example) and the importance of a social sciences approach when addressing the topic. Further, explain why you wish to participate, what you hope to learn, and your relevant educational and/or professional experience in the field of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1650 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1650 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
  • EU/EEA

    1650 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1650 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
  • This includes trips to Brussels, Rotterdam, and Antwerp
  • Housing fees:€650 and a €75 refundable deposit. 

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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