Urban Housing and Land Justice, M.Sc. | Erasmus University Rotterdam | Rotterdam, Netherlands
12 months
Duration
17800 EUR/year
17800 EUR/year
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About

Land and shelter remain unfulfilled basic needs for many. Both are fundamental in achieving key policy objectives that are sustainable and inclusive. This Urban Housing and Land Justice master track from Erasmus University Rotterdam will focus on understanding, applying, and evaluating how the right to land, housing and urban services can be achieved.

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Overview

Graduates of this Urban Housing and Land Justice programme from Erasmus University Rotterdam are urban managers who are well trained in strategic planning, policy development, governance, communication, negotiation, research, and spatial analysis. You will have broadened your knowledge regarding urban issues, policies and trends from local and international perspectives, which vary from different geographical contexts and social environments. You will be equipped with the knowledge to be an innovative urban manager and creative planner.

After graduation, you will be able to apply the learnt methodologies and techniques in your work. You will also be able to effectively plan, manage, and define tasks for others. Having studied in the international IHS environment, you will be able to collaborate with people from different backgrounds and cultures. More specifically, IHS graduates gain the skills to:

  • Identify contemporary urban issues and trends in developing, developed and transition countries.
  • Monitor and evaluate urban management policies in terms of actors, performance and context
  • Manage stakeholders, negotiate effectively and execute complex decision-making
  • Design strategies and actions based on problem analysis
  • Conduct academic, applied and commissioned research across a spectrum of urban topics
  • Work in international teams across different sectors and disciplines
  • Demonstrate presentation, communication, and negotiation skills

Career prospective

You will graduate as an expert with specialist knowledge in the sphere of urban management and development. The career prospects of urban management development graduates are excellent. Cities are expanding increasingly fast; this means an ever-growing demand for urban professionals who can come up with solutions and innovations that will make a difference in a city. Once you have completed the programme, you will be able to work in various sectors ranging from city/town planner to urban project manager or urban development specialist.

IHS is a highly reputable institute with a strong reputation with donor agencies and training centres worldwide. Our lecturers have outstanding international experience and continue to work worldwide, creating a possibility to discuss and initiate links to programmes and projects in the countries and cities of the participants.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Sustainability
  • Urban Data Analytics
  • Urban Governance and Finance
  • Research Design
  • Focus: Land
  • Focus: Housing
  • Skills training
  • Action Planning Workshop
  • Thesis Proposal

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • We welcome applications from prospective students with a wide variety of backgrounds, all related to the field of urban management and development. Each application is considered carefully, taking the individual potential of the applicant into account. Before you start your application, please carefully read the application procedure and admissions information. The requirements and the procedure apply to all six specialisation tracks.
  • We require candidates to have at least a bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in a field related to urban development. Below you can find an overview of all relevant fields. If you have a degree which is not listed below, please feel free to contact Admissions Office for advice.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17800 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    17800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17800 EUR per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Rotterdam

760 - 1265 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Students are welcome to apply for a variety of full and partial scholarships:

  • NL Scholarship Programme: 5000 EUR
  • Early Bird tuition waiver: 2000 EUR
  • World Bank Scholarship: Full Scholarship
More information is available on the school's website.

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find Master's scholarship opportunities for Urban Housing and Land Justice.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
15000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus University Holland Scholarship
Merit-based

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Erasmus University Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
20 Dec 2025
OAS ISS Scholarship
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
Merit-based

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Education Future
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
ServiceScape Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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ServiceScape
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
The Smooth Movers Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Smooth Movers
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
Need-based

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Japan Gov’t/World Bank
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
24 May 2024
Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACU (The Association of Commonweath Universities)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Moving Mates Scholarship
Need-based

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Moving Mates
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus+ - Grants for study mobility
Merit-based

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OeAD, Austria's Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
14 Jun 2024
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest
Merit-based Need-based

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Ayn Rand Institute
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
24 Apr 2025
Go Global MBA Scholarship
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
Women Scholarship for International Students
Merit-based

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educations.com
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
Pinsky Law New Venture Development Scholarship
Merit-based

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Pinsky Law
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
Merit-based Need-based

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Social Shifters
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
8000 EUR
Deadline
Not specified
Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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European Commission
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
The Bill Walsh Scholarship
Merit-based

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ACES: The Society for Editing
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
The MyUS Community Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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MyUS
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
20 Aug 2024
Dermadry Hyperhidrosis Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Dermadry
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
$1,000 All Star Verified Scholarship
Merit-based

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Verified Scholarships
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Dec 2024
PlagiarismSearch 2024 Essay Contest
Merit-based

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PlagiarismSearch
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Florida Rentals Annual Dream Vacation Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Florida Rentals
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
965 USD
Deadline
Anytime
Dr. Martin Blank – SYB Scholarship
Merit-based

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Shield Your Body
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
CryptoRunner Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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CryptoRunner
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
55 GBP
Deadline
19 Jun 2024
IELTS Morgan Terry Memorial IATEFL Scholarship
Merit-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available

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