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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

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
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
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
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
GREAT TORRENT AND FLOW OF IDEAS

This high pressure environment generates a great torrent and flow of ideas to be developed during your professional life beyond the MCH.

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Ramón Álvarez Roa
Spain | 2009
MANY THINGS TO HIGHLIGHT

I would like to highlight that the study trip to Zurich was one of the best experiences of the masters. Not only because of the great organization and the incredible places we visited, but also for the unforgettable moments of friendship.

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Haidy Lazalde
Mexico | 2021

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
Vivienda Colectiva en España, Siglo XX, 1929-1992
Penshirubiru. Collective housing in Japan taken to its limits
Vivienda Colectiva Espana 1992-2015
Housing and Climate 1999-2019
Housetag. European Collective Housing 2000-2021

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