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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Many cities around the world are facing huge challenges with mobility. The main problems encountered are traffic jams and pollution and both are linked. Today I want to focus on the second point: pollution. And we have a designated culprit: thermal engines. Fossil...read more
1. Statement of Problem: The city Gurugram falls in the National Capital region (NCR) and is adjacent to the country (India’s) capital city – the New Delhi. A quick review of the capital city indicates that it is now over populated, facing constant problems with...read more
Many consider the already started digital age as the next Industrial Revolution. But considering all the impacts that the digital technologies and solutions might have on almost all the existing aspect and processes of the society, being the industrial, social,...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.