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MSc - Urban Housing, Equity and Social Justice: Adequate Housing from a Human Rights and Gender Perspective

Erasmus University Rotterdam Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies

Full time September MSc Full-time: 1 year

About the course

The access to adequate housing is a perpetual global challenge and a process often tainted by political, social and economic exclusion and injustice. In the majority of urban areas, especially in the Global South, the challenge continues to grow through a vicious cycle of inequality and injustice in the redistribution of housing opportunities causing housing poverty and the proliferation of slums. In this programme you will gain the qualifications to become an urban development professional able to devise the best possible mechanisms that foster accessible, affordable, available, acceptable and adaptable housing.


Next to earning your MSc diploma from Erasmus University Rotterdam, an institution that is consistently ranked

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in a field related to urban development. Please View Website for a list of relevant courses.

Working experience in a relevant field is considered an important asset during the selection procedure especially if you do not possess a fully relevant degree. However, it is not a prerequisite.

Proof of English proficiency is required.

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Rabia Abrar

I really enjoyed the interactive pedagogical simulations, including a community action planning workshop based on real-life cases


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