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
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IGLUS Quarterly is an online quarterly publication dedicated to the analysis of Governance, Innovation and Performance in Cities
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Abstract In June 2018 McKinsey published a report “Smart Cities: Digital Solutions for a More Livable Future” where Moscow was mentioned as one of the top-50 smart cities . It caused a lot of excitement from the governmental side, but this information did not come...read more
The design of a city strongly influences how people in the city feel and behave. Whether the result is intentional or not, urban design defines the future of a city and its residents. In his book "Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design", Charles...read more
La région de Dakar, qui occupe 0,3% du territoire national, abrite 22% de la population totale du pays avec une population estimée à 3 137 196 habitants recensée en 2013, soit près du quart de la population du pays et une densité estimée à 5 704 personnes/Km2, ce qui...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.