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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

Evropia Vervelidou
EXPERIENCED FACULTY

The amount of knowledge and produced work is incredible, considering the sort time of period. The professors are well-known architects with great experience in their fields. The opportunity to work near to prestigious professionals such as Andrea Deplazes, Dietmar Eberle, Alison Brooks, Anne Lacaton is an invaluable experience. 

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Evropia Vervelidou
Greece | 2018
Binal Shah
WORTHY INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

I am thankful to MCH for the international exposure, professors and leaders that they bring into the course which fulfilled my expectations.

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Binal Shah
India | 2019
Andrea Pardo Beceiro
A unique and unrepeatable experience

The master's degree is simply extraordinary and I think it has changed the lives of each and every one of the students who have gone through its more than ten editions.

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Andrea Pardo Beceiro
Spain | 2021
Juan Cruz Barrionuevo
INTENSE EXPERIENCE FULL OF CONTENT

Reaching the end of the MCH I can say that at this point it has met and exceeded my overall expectations.

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Juan Cruz Barrionuevo
Argentina | 2020
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
Mauricio Méndez Wiesner
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

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 

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