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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

CITY IDENTITY

The value of Collective Housing lies on its capacity to conform the city, it can be donor of its identity. 

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Daniel Alcalá
Mexico | 2017
REALLY MAKES YOU PUT YOUR ALL INTO IT

MCH has been an Intensive course. Moving at breakneck speeds with hands on learning, and support through several workshops and interactive sessions, really makes you put your all into it. 

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Pramitha Bale
India | 2012
THEORETICAL MANNERS AND PRACTICAL ONES

It trained me hard in different contexts with different approaches. In theoretical manners and practical ones.

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Arman Amin
Iran | 2017
HIGH STANDARD OF TEACHING

MCH has been a continuous stimulus. The whole course is carefully driven with a high standard of teaching. It is an intensive teamwork training, pointing to clarity and strength of ideas. With the hands on a deep learning, these months have drawn an accurate framework of housing practice. 

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Marta Juliana Abril
Spain | 2017
BEST COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL FRAMEWORK

After attending lectures on housing at GSD Harvard, MIT, etc. I still consider that the MCH at ETSAM provides the best comprehensive educational framework regarding the multifamily dwelling.

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Emilio Ontiveros de la Fuente
Spain | 2006
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

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 

Vivienda Colectiva en España, Siglo XX, 1929-1992
Penshirubiru. Collective housing in Japan taken to its limits
MCH Papers 2011
Housetag. European Collective Housing 2000-2021
Collective Housing a Manual
Thermodynamic Interactions

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