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IHS - Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies

3000 BX PO Box 3500 Rotterdam View map


As the international institute of urban management of Erasmus University Rotterdam, IHS has developed into the leading international knowledge center with 50 years of experience in applied knowledge for urban management and development. Operating on a global scale, IHS offers post graduate education, training, advisory services and applied research. Studying at IHS is a superb experience, not only because of the accompanying degree and diploma, but also because of the ambiance: Rotterdam, the city of architecture; the Netherlands, a modern country with dykes and wind mills and its high level of urbanization; and IHS with its truly international environment. Such international diversity does not only show in our participants, but also can be found among our remarkable academic staff. IHS and its global partners jointly offer highly qualified teachers and professors for IHS 12-month master programe, executive and short courses, and tailor made training. With their deep understanding of urban management and development and their practical experience, they provide you with excellent interdisciplinary education and the latest findings from practice. Current urbanization trends required more urban professional who make cities work. As the knowledge center for urban management and development, IHS is looking forward to your participation in the dynamic...

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