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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

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
PRESTIGIOUS PROGRAM

MCH program is one of the most important postgraduate programs, which is totally tested when we are here. The prestige is because, MCH have together the best professors in our disposition for different times. As a student, the program requires a personal maturity and humility to go deep and take advantage of this knowledge.

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Carlos Chauca Galicia
Peru | 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
STRATEGIC THOUGHT

Strategic thought, clarity and strength of ideas, teamwork and amazing personal relationships are just some of the things than come to my mind when I think about MCH.

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Gaspar Fernández Domínguez
Spain | 2010
EXPERIMENTAL AND REFLECTIVE APPROACH

Given the experimental and reflective approach of the MCH, my participation was a qualitative step.

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Sixto Martín Martínez
Spain | 2008
REALLY MAKES YOU PUT YOUR ALL INTO IT

MCH has been an Intensive course. Moving at breakneck speeds with hands on learning, and support through several workshops and interactive sessions, really makes you put your all into it. 

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Pramitha Bale
India | 2012

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 

Collective Housing a Manual
Vivienda, envolvente, hueco
Housing and Climate 1999-2019
Thermodynamic Interactions
Vivienda Colectiva en España, Siglo XX, 1929-1992
Housetag. European Collective Housing 2000-2021

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