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17TH EDITION MARCH-DECEMBER 2025, MADRID, SPAIN
OUTSTANDING FACULTY

MCH: Master in Collective 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 collective housing presented by Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). After 15 editions, it is rated as one of the best architecture master’s programs by architects and experts.
 
Next edition will start in March 2025. Applications for MCH2025 ARE OPEN  and will be welcomed till 17.02.2025, 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: 19.03.25

to 14.11.25

Final Work: 16.12.25

 

LANGUAGE

English
100%

TUITION FEE

21.800 €
MCH2025

Sixto Martín Martínez
EXPERIMENTAL AND REFLECTIVE APPROACH

Given the experimental and reflective approach of the MCH, my participation was a qualitative step.

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Sixto Martín Martínez
Spain | 2008
Pablo Domingo Montesinos
FRIENDSHIPS FOREVER

The permanent intensive work turned out, on one hand, into surprising results in quality and quantity and, on the other hand, into a collaborative atmosphere that generated friendships forever.

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Pablo Domingo Montesinos
Spain | 2009
Juan Manuel Muñoz
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
Francisco Ramos Sepúlveda
A GREAT EXPERIENCE

The quality of the academic experience, I don’t think it could be better. We got to work under the best architects in the world, and the intensity of the signatures combined with the complexity of the assignments, has developed in me the capacity to act fast and respond under pressure.

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Francisco Ramos Sepúlveda
Chile | 2021
Raúl Ricardo Martínez Sánchez
An equally enriching and challenging experience

An intense tour on various concepts, approaches and realities of habitability around the world, and particularly in Europe.

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Raúl Ricardo Martínez Sánchez
Mexico | 2021
Elena Sanfeliu Puig-Pey
FOCUS IN HOUSING

MCH is a master oriented to the innovation, systematization and optimization of spaces in collective housing building.

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Elena Sanfeliu Puig-Pey
Spain | 2019

MCH Alumni Profile

16

EDITIONS

Teaching about housing,
city and energy studies

>305

INTERNATIONAL
ARCHITECTS

Who have experienced the
excellence of our intensive program

38

COUNTRIES

From 5 continents: Europe, America, Asia, Africa and Oceania

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

3rd

IN THE WORLD

Architecture School - ETH
QS Ranking 

Penshirubiru. Collective housing in Japan taken to its limits
Thermodynamic Interactions
MCH Papers 2011
Housing and Climate 1999-2019
Vivienda, envolvente, hueco
Housetag. European Collective Housing 2000-2021
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