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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

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
AN IMPRESSIVE LEVEL OF WORK

This is what I was searching for; no competitiveness (bad one), just enjoying the intense process, learning from very different countries and workflows, and clarifying what I want for my future after some years of professional experience. 

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Álvaro Pedrayes
Spain | 2020
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
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
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
THIS MASTER IS UNIQUE

The MCH program has offered me a complete overview of housing design methods complementing it also with useful specialties related to the housing topic, skills, and tools that have allowed me to increase the quality of my design. 

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Juan Felipe Quiñonez Jaramillo
Colombia | 2020

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

Vivienda, envolvente, hueco
MCH Papers 2011
Penshirubiru. Collective housing in Japan taken to its limits
Housing and Climate 1999-2019
Vivienda Colectiva en España, Siglo XX, 1929-1992
Housetag. European Collective Housing 2000-2021

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