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IGLUS supports cities and urban regions to the transition to Metropolitan Governance, whilst serving practitioners interested in improving the performance of urban systems.

Executive Master Program

An action-learning program for urban professionals promoting the exchange of experience and knowledge about urban systems’ governance to make cities more
efficient, more sustainable and more resilient

Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems MOOC

IGLUS MOOC addresses the three phases of the urban value chain: planning, governance and regeneration.

Management of Urban Infrastructures MOOC

A comprehensive introduction to urban infrastructures, their management and and their governance

Smart Cities MOOC

An analytical introduction to the theory and practice of Smart Cities

WHO WE ARE:

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 EfficiencySustainability, and Resilience.

OUR APPROACH:

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).

Executive Master

The IGLUS Executive Master is a unique degree offering a comprehensive and professional approach to sustainable governance of large urban systems 

IGLUS MOOC

“Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems” addresses the three phases of the urban value chain: planning, governance and regeneration. 

Smart City MOOC

Smart Cities is a Massive Open Online Course that offers an introduction to the principles of management of smart urban infrastructure systems 

MUI MOOC

Management of Urban Infrastructures is a Massive Open Online Course that offers an introduction to the principles of management of urban infrastructure systems 

Informal Housing Challenge: Community Ideation and Innovation

To bring together a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, community leaders and students that will facilitate…

Population and Public Management in South African Cities

South Africa, as developing country is still in an urbanization stage with less than 65 per cent being urbanized.

IGLUS Thematic Module on Green Infrastructures and Water Management

Interested in IGLUS Thematic Module on Green Infrastructures and Water Management

If you want to join IGLUS Thematic Module on Green Infrastructures and Water Management, you can enroll here.

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IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 3 is out!

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 3 is out!

Population and Public Management in South African Cities South Africa, as developing country is still in an urbanization stage with less than 65 per cent being urbanized. This puts significant strain on the existing management and future planning of towns and cities,...

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IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 2 is out!

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 2 is out!

Almaty is the largest metropolis, scientific and educational, cultural and historical, economic and financial, banking and industrial center of Kazakhstan. The city is also considered the economic center of the Central Asia region. Almaty is in the South-East of...

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Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems MOOC

How can you explore new places around the world and learn about urban affairs during the lockdown? Join our MOOC on Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems and start a new travel experience!

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.

Interested in local governance in South African cities? In collaboration with the Regional Planning Department of North-West University, the new issue of IGLUS Quarterly explores public management strategies in the region: https://iglus.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/IGLUS-Quarterly-Volume-7-Issue-3.pdf

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