Welcome

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

IGLUS Book on Urban Infrastructure Governance

The Elgar Companion to Urban Infrastructure Governance is a comprehensive and systemic overview of urban infrastructure systems, with a particular focus on urban challenges and the governance of these systems.

IGLUS Quarterly

According to the report of the World Bank, rapid urbanization and an increasing number of slum dwellers have created a severe housing issue in African cities.

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).

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 

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 

IGLUS MOOC

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

Housing Challenges in African Cities

According to the report of the World Bank, rapid urbanization and an increasing number of slum dwellers have created a severe housing issue in African cities.

IGLUS Book on Urban Infrastructure Governance

IGLUS Book on Urban Infrastructure Governance

The Elgar Companion to Urban Infrastructure Governance is a comprehensive and systemic overview of urban infrastructure systems, with a particular focus on urban challenges and the governance of these systems. Structured in three parts, the book features empirical...

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IGLUS Quarterly Vol 8 – Issue 1 is out!

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 8 – Issue 1 is out!

Urban Air Mobility Airspace is just empty space filled with air. From a different perspective, airspace is a resource subject to national sovereignty, can take different shapes, fulfil functions and be organized into structures and systems. Structured airspace may be...

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IGLUS, City of Almaty and KBTU Opens Smart City Lab

IGLUS, City of Almaty and KBTU Opens Smart City Lab

The official opening ceremony of the IGLUS Smart City Lab was held at the Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) on April 1st, 2022. A joint initiative with the Department of Digitalization of Almaty City, IGLUS and KBTU, the lab will develop training programs and...

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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.

We are thrilled to announce that our first edited book entitled 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘌𝘭𝘨𝘢𝘳 𝘊𝘰𝘮𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘜𝘳𝘣𝘢𝘯 𝘐𝘯𝘧𝘳𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘳𝘶𝘤𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘦 𝘎𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘯𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦: 𝘐𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯, 𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘱𝘵𝘴, 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘊𝘢𝘴𝘦𝘴 is published. More on: https://www.elgaronline.com/view/edcoll/9781800375604/9781800375604.xml

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