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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

MULTICULTURAL RICHNESS

Learning to go beyond what seems to be common in a house, getting rid of stereotypes and being responsible with society and the environment, are reaffirmed principles in each module and put into practice in every international workshop from different perspectives.

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María José Brito González
Ecuador | 2020
ENRICHED ME PROFESSIONALLY

Working in international teams in workshops led by internationally acclaimed architects broadened my views on city planning & housing and enriched me professionally.

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Amos Darr
Israel | 2008
GREAT ARCHITECTS

The MCH is not just a “master degree” but a constant challenge through every specialty and workshop.

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Óscar Maciel González Durán
Mexico | 2020
VARIETY OF FIELDS

Thanks to MCH, I could enhance my background with a variety of fields that housing envolves such as technology, sustainability, sociology, management, low-cost housing, urban design, and many other fields, that were covered during the course.

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Riham Zawil
Lebanon | 2017
Keen on teamwork

Furthermore, teamwork is a big part of this master. In most cases we had to learned how to take fast decisions and learn from others. Debates and discussions are part of this master and that makes it more interesting and challenging.

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Yolanda de Rueda Renero
Mexico | 2019
About the specialties and workshops

The Specialities offer the opportunity to research and develop the projects during several weeks while meeting some of the most relevant lecturers on those matters. The Workshops teach you how to make important decisions efficiently and develop a project in 5 days along with some of the most recognised architects in the world.

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Carolina Martín Peñuela
Spain | 2019

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
Collective Housing a Manual
MCH Papers 2011
Thermodynamic Interactions
Housing and Climate 1999-2019
Vivienda, envolvente, hueco

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