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Urban Studies: Planning & Living in Cities

University of Amsterdam

Certificate / Diploma Summer course Amsterdam

Course description

Qualification Certificate
Field of study Humanities, social sciences, communication and arts
Course summary In this three week program, students will explore housing, planning and policy issues in European cities as well as consider how these apply in other regions of the world.
Course description In this three-week programme students will explore the fundamental issues that are shaping the development and evolution of cities in the 21st century. 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 program 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.
Study subjects -
Course objectives -
ECTS credits 6.00
Duration 3 week(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, excursion, group discussion, group assignment, lecture, individual assignment, literature study, oral presentation, working group
Accreditation -

About the institution

Department Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Information about the institution A modern university with a rich history, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) traces its roots back to 1632, when the Golden Age school Athenaeum Illustre was established to train students in trade and p

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Students who have completed at least two years of a Bachelor’s programme in the social sciences (before the programme begins). Masters students and professionals are also welcome to apply. Students majoring in disciplines outside the social sciences must prove that they have completed sufficient coursework in the area of urban studies or a related field.
Language requirements
Professional experience required -
Duration 3 week(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
26 Jun 2020 22 Oct 2019 -
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 1700€ 1700€ 1700

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

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