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MASTER IN COLLECTIVE HOUSING
NEXT EDITION: MARCH-DECEMBER 2023

MCH: Master in City & Housing

Architecture Master's of Advanced Studies UPM/ETH in Collective Housing

Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH of Zurich

 


The Master of Architecture in Collective Housing, MCH, is a postgraduate full-time international professional program of advanced architecture design in cities and housing presented by Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). After thirteen editions, it is rated as one of the best architecture master’s programs by architects and experts.
 
Next edition will start in March 2023. The application period for MCH2023 welcomed till 31.01.2023, or till no more vacancies are available. MCH is the first UPM-ETH official postgraduate program. It takes place mainly in Madrid. Apply here!
 
MCH has always committed to the highest level of excellence combining teachers of international prestige and a thorough participant selection process in order to make the best out of this course.

Program Key details

LENGTH

8 Months Lessons +
Final Submission in December

 

LOCATION

ETSA Madrid, Spain
+Studytrips

NEXT EDITION

Lessons: 01.03.23

to 20.10.23

Final Work: 02.12.23

 

LANGUAGE

English
100%

TUITION FEE

19.600 €
MCH2023

HOUSING AND SOCIETY

"The universal importance of housing to individuals and its impact on human security and development were the driving factors behind my interest in enrolling in the MCH program. My aim was to deepen my knowledge in the field of collective housing. I wanted to acquire the adequate tools allowing me to make a difference in my society where change is possible."

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Georges Samir El Hachem
Lebanon | 2017
Keen on teamwork

Furthermore, teamwork is a big part of this master. In most cases we had to learned how to take fast decisions and learn from others. Debates and discussions are part of this master and that makes it more interesting and challenging.

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Yolanda de Rueda Renero
Mexico | 2019
IN DEPTH KNOWLEDGE

Through hard working sessions with colleagues in multiple workshops and seminar classes, we developed broad and in-depth knowledge. 

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Methus Srisuchart
Thailand | 2009
Amazing people and professors

I got deep into diverse subjects regarding collective housing, energy and cities and I became a great team player, working in fast-paced and deadline-driven environments, but mostly getting to know myself, my weaknesses and strengths on a deeper level.

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Melpomeni Kyriaki Katharopoulou
Greece | 2020
INTERNATIONAL CONTACTS

The MCH created many international contacts with participants and teachers, and through this, allowed me to work in an internationally acclaimed European office.

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Moran Amikam Darr
Israel | 2008
CULTURAL EXCHANGE

The exchange of culture, the different experiences and their knowledge and opinions, enrich myself as a person and as a professional. I’m sure that during this seven-month experience I have made many life long friends.

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María Estela Amado Mannise
Uruguay | 2017

MCH Alumni Profile

13

COMPLETED
EDITIONS

Teaching about housing,
city and energy studies

305

AMAZING
PARTICIPANTS

Who have experienced the
excellence of our intensive program

96%

ALUMNI
SATISFACTION

Thanks to new career opportunities
and job improvement

72%

INTERNATIONAL
STUDENTS

From over 38 countries
and the 5 continents

MCH Rankings

3rd

IN THE WORLD

Architecture Postgraduate
BAM Ranking

1st

IN EUROPE

Architecture Postgraduate
BAM Ranking

1st

IN SPAIN

Architecture Postgraduate
El Mundo Ranking

4th

IN THE WORLD

Architecture School - ETH
QS Ranking 

Thermodynamic Interactions
Vivienda Colectiva Espana 1992-2015
Collective Housing a Manual
Housing and Climate 1999-2019
Housetag. European Collective Housing 2000-2021
MCH Papers 2011

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