Programma in het kort

Aantal ECTS-credits: 
180 + 60
Aantal studiejaren: 
3 + 1
Uitwisseling: 
mogelijk via Erasmus + en andere programma's in 3e Bachelor en/of Master
Opleidingstaal: 
Nederlands
Faculteit: 
Economische en Sociale Wetenschappen & Solvay Business School
accredited by NVAO
Campus: 
Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities Campus

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Master of Science in Urban Studies

4CITIES
Academiejaar 2017-2018
The Master of Science in Urban Studies programme, known as 4Cities is an interuniversitary joint master of two years. Students take part in an interdisciplinary programme in four cities-Brussels, Vienna, Copenhagen and Madrid- yet six different universities. Students live in each of the cities for about one semester, the mobility of the students is fixed and sequantially organised through modules in each of the universities, the whole cohort of students start in the same sequence of the curriculum. The master includes 4 modules of 30, 20, 20 and 20 ECTS-credits. The 30 ECTS-credits of the master's thesis brings the total amount of ECTS-credits for the master programme to 120 ECTS-credits. In each city the programme consists of: academic courses, fieldwork, excursions & visits, exams.
The master thesis is with supervision and tutoring at each university.
The application and selection procedure for this joint master is centrally organised by the 4Cities Academic board. Inscription directly through VUB is impossible.
In totaal, omvat dit studieplan 120 studiepunten.

BRUSSELS: Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Université Libre de Bruxelles

The programme starts in Brussels with courses organised by Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Université Libre de Bruxelles with three courses at each university for a total of 30 ECTS-credits. All courses are mandatory and to be taken in the first semester of the first year.
Om deze module af te werken, moet de student 30 studiepunten behalen.

1.1.VUB courses

These courses are envisioned to be part of year 1 of the model trajectory.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 15 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
European Urban Studies English 1e semester 6
Urban Analysis I English 1e semester 3
Urban Social Geography English 1e semester 6

1.2. ULB courses

These courses are envisioned to be part of year 1 of the model trajectory.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 15 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Urban Analysis II English 1e semester 5
Urban Economic Geography English 1e semester 5
Urban Sociology English 1e semester 5

VIENNA: Universität Wien

4Cities student move in the second semester of the first year to the next university in Vienna and will follow the mandatory module of in total 20 ECTS-credits. These courses can only be taken in the second semester of the first year of the Masters programme.
Om deze module af te werken, moet de student 20 studiepunten behalen.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 20 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Contemporary Problems in Urban Development English 2de semester 4
Demography of European Cities English 2de semester 4
Principles of Urban Planning and Urbanism English 2de semester 4
Urban Analysis III English 2de semester 4
Urban Development and Planning in Eastern Europe English 2de semester 4

COPENHAGEN: KØbenhavns Universitet

The second year of the Master in Urban Studies starts with a mandatory semester in Copenhagen where the curriculum is organised by the KØbenhavns Universitet. The start of the semester is the beginning of September in Copenhagen. These courses can only be taken in the first semester of the second year of the Master's Programme.
Om deze module af te werken, moet de student 20 studiepunten behalen.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 20 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Urban Analysis IV English 1e semester 4
Urban Culture & Cultural Theory English 1e semester 8
Urbanism and Architecture English 1e semester 8

MADRID: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Universidad Complutense de Madrid

The second semester of this second year consists of a semester in Madrid. The curriculum is organised by two universities Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Om deze module af te werken, moet de student 20 studiepunten behalen.

4.1 Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

These courses are envisioned to be part of year 2 of the model trajectory.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 10 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
The Sustainable and Livable City English 2de semester 10

4.2 Universidad Complutense de Madrid

These courses are envisioned to be part of year 2 of the model trajectory.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 10 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Governance and Local Welfare English 2de semester 10

Master thesis

The topic of the master thesis is chosen by the students. Students can only register for the Master Thesis in the second year of the Masters. However the curriculum foresees in each university an intensive preparation and guidance of the thesis in the first and second year.

Om deze module af te werken, moet de student 30 studiepunten behalen.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 30 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Masters Thesis Urban Studies English 1e en 2e semester 30