Management of Smart and Sustainable Cities Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 4507-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
Challenges such as pollution, safety, traffic, transport, collection of residues, services, etc. and also sustainable mobility, accessibility, citizen participation, tourism, etc. are in the need of ITC tools which can aid in their management. This bachelor's degree meets the new needs posed by the growth of cities to turn them into authentic places in which the quality of life and equal opportunities can be guaranteed. The use of technology in the sustainable management of cities represents a true revolution in the urban development model, given that it improves the efficiency in management of municipal infrastructures and at the same time offers new services which improve the quality of life of its citizens. The degree is structured into four thematic fields which cover the training needs fully to comprehend the functioning, management and governing of a city:
  • Urban, regional and environmental dynamics
  • Information processing systems
  • Cartography, geographic information systems and remote sensing
  • Data management and computer applications

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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