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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: 01.03.22

to 21.10.22

Final Work: 02.12.22

 

LANGUAGE

English
100%

TUITION FEE

19.600 €
MCH2023

PRACTICE-ORIENTATED DYNAMIC

The richness of the program relies on the intensive curriculum counting site visits, lectures, studio-work, one-week workshops and study trips. All of them integrated through practice-orientated dynamic and supported by brilliant Architects, educators, and colleagues.

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Francisco Espinosa
Chile | 2018
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
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
WELL-KNOWN PROFESSIONALS

MCH is a really intense post-graduate master in which a lot of concepts and knowledge are compressed and explained in seven months by well-known professionals and  trained professors. 

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Elisa Cecconi
Italy | 2020
LATENT KNOWLEDGE

The important thing about the MCH is not only what happens during its time, but what comes next over the years.

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Victor Imre Ebergenyi Kelly
Mexico | 2011
PERFECT ORGANIZATION

MCH surpassed all my expectations in every respects. Professors of international excellence, level of exigency and learning standards together with perfect organization, provided a turning point in my career.

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María Eizayaga
Argentina | 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

4th

IN THE WORLD

Architecture Postgraduate
BAM Ranking

1st

IN SPAIN

Architecture Postgraduate
El Mundo Ranking

1st

IN SPAIN

Architecture School - UPM
El Mundo Ranking

4th

IN THE WORLD

Architecture School - ETH
QS Ranking

Thermodynamic Interactions
Collective Housing a Manual
Vivienda Colectiva Espana 1992-2015
Penshirubiru. Collective housing in Japan taken to its limits
Housing and Climate 1999-2019
Vivienda Colectiva en España, Siglo XX, 1929-1992

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