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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

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
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
AN EXPERIENCE FULL OF LEARNING

In this special year because of coronavirus, I appreciated the effort and willingness to rearrange the schedule in a way that would benefit us for ensuring face to face classes for the workshops.

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Juan Manuel Muñoz
Argentina | 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
DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES

The MAS in Collective Housing is a sum of very diverse perspectives about housing, and what we amass with a group of them and between them.

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Mauricio Méndez Wiesner
Colombia | 2017
THIS MASTER IS UNIQUE

The MCH program has offered me a complete overview of housing design methods complementing it also with useful specialties related to the housing topic, skills, and tools that have allowed me to increase the quality of my design. 

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Juan Felipe Quiñonez Jaramillo
Colombia | 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

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

Collective Housing a Manual
Vivienda, envolvente, hueco
Vivienda Colectiva Espana 1992-2015
Penshirubiru. Collective housing in Japan taken to its limits
MCH Papers 2011
Vivienda Colectiva en España, Siglo XX, 1929-1992

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