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Master's Degree in City Resilience Design and Management

Universitat Internacional de Catalunya
1 year
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
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About this program

Master's Degree in City Resilience Design and Management

This master's degree is an innovative, international and multidisciplinary education program that teaches students how to operationalize the most urgent calls for building more resilient and sustainable cities through urban planning and design, and how to frame adequate policies and governance models.

This one-year program provides the most up-to-date perspectives, methods and tools for dealing with the threat of climate change, natural disasters and the social and technical transformations required to minimize the environmental impact of the current global urbanization trends, while addressing social justice.

Reasons to study this master's degree

International professors and a global multidisciplinary perspective

This master's degree has been framed and supported by the International Urban Resilience Research Network, and the program is taught by professors from some of the most prestigious universities and research centers dealing with urban resilience in different parts of the world. The program's global and multidisciplinary perspective enables students to learn about and understand resilience challenges on an international, national and local city level, thanks to the dense network of research and teaching partners involved in this master's degree.

Wide range of job opportunities

The program is supported by the most prestigious foundations, networks and agencies dealing nowadays with city and community resilience. It includes a mandatory job placement period, which provides students the connections and work experience needed to ensure a successful and international career. A long list of cities from different continents have also pledged their support to the master's program in the form of job placement opportunities in their city resilience units.

Bridging research and practical experience with an innovative educational model

In this master's program, students will bridge science and policy through workshops and active involvement in panel-like classes, fostering different points of view and constantly re-framing the business-as-usual strategies often seen in the creation and management of resilient cities.

Scholarships & funding

UIC Barcelona offers various grants and scholarships options for students. For more information, please visit the university's website.

Program delivery

Option to start the first semester on-site or online and interactive.


Program credits: 60 ECTS

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Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

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Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

Immaculada, 22
08017 Barcelona

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