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IHS is the home of all things urban. We love cities and work passionately for their development. Moreover, we are happy to welcome talented and driven individuals, who want to extend their expertise in the sphere of urban management and development.

Are you always coming up with solutions and innovations for the cities of the world? Do you think globally and act locally? Have you got what it takes to be a city changer?

Our lecturers, students and alumni are excellent professionals, developing and managing urban projects and initiatives all over the world.​ If you want to learn the ins and outs of urban management from our international expert lecturers and guest lecturers, this master in urban development might be your spot!

Career opportunities

Wondering what’s your city-changer dream job? You could be a…

- city/town planner
- local government officer
- housing officer
- transport planner
- accessibility specialist
- infrastructure planner/manager
- facilities manager
- heritage preservation specialist
- civil service administrator
- community development worker
​- urban economy and finance specialist
- ​environmental manager
- urban environment officer
- urban risk reduction expert
- city resilience specialist
- climate change expert
- urban reconstruction specialist
- social & resettlement specialist
- spatial planner
- real estate developer
- consultant/advisor in development projects
- research coordinator

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Feb 1, 2020 23:59
Europe/Tallinn time

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States