IGLUS is a non-profit initiative of EPFL and selected partners, seeking to help cities better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the governance of their infrastructures with respect to the dimensions Efficiency, Sustainability, and Resilience.
IGLUS brings together practitioners (city managers, city officials, urban services providers, etc.) and academics from many different disciplines (amongst others, urban planners, architects, geographers, engineers, economists, management experts, and political scientists). IGLUS’ multidisciplinary approach focuses on infrastructures (technologies), institutions (rules), actors (organizations) and pervasive information and communication technologies (ICTs).
The IGLUS Executive Master is a unique degree offering a comprehensive and professional approach to sustainable governance of large urban systems
Smart Cities is a Massive Open Online Course that offers an introduction to the principles of management of smart urban infrastructure systems
New Delhi Module
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1. From the lectures, projects, and practices I learned and saw in Russia, what impressed me the most and why. Typically in a module, half the learning comes from experiencing the brief immersion in another culture. And in typical Russian fashion, I am left with a...read more
Should the development of Moscow in the last decade be a source of inspiration for other cities in the world ?
Moscow has shown great progress in the past ten years : impressive construction of public transport, housing and recreational areas, significant improvement of climate for businesses and increasing participation from citizens in the life of the city. What enabled...read more
Vorkuta, Kirovsk, Gukovo, Norilsk, Cherepovets, Magnitogorsk… These Russian cities have one thing in common: they are among the 335 monocities that have largely contributed to the industrial expansion of the Soviet Union. Following its collapse and facing dramatical...read more
Seoul Module Video Testimonial
In the Seoul module we address the technological challenges that all large urban infrastructure systems face today. Particular attention will be paid to the role information and communication technologies play in making cities more efficient. This module is organized in collaboration with the Sungkyunkwan University.
New Book: The Governance of Smart Transportation Systems is out from Springer
‘The Governance of Smart Transportation Systems: Towards New Organizational Structures for the Development of Shared, Automated, Electric and Integrated Mobility’ is going to be published by Springer in September 2019.