Netherlands, Rotterdam

Land Markets and Informal Settlement

when 10 July 2017 - 28 July 2017
language English
duration 3 weeks
fee EUR 2750

The course will enable you to understand the underlying causes of informal occupation of land and slum formation, to acquire knowledge and skills to develop upgrading strategies to improve slums, and to formulate policies that create options to prevent new slum formation.

The course is intensive in nature and innovative, demanding a proactive attitude from participants. They are engaged in a number of specially designed learning environments that comprise lectures, practical exercises, case study analysis, role-playing games, video films discussions and controversial policy debates. The course draws from lessons learned through international experience and stimulates creative thinking as participants are exposed to contexts from a wide variety of countries.

Course leader

Paul Rabe

Target group

The course is designed especially for those involved with and/or interested in land, housing and urban policies in developing countries, and countries in transition. Fellow participants have relevant work experience, and include decision makers at the local, metropolitan and national government levels, development professionals, academic teaching staff and professionals from civic society groups.

Course aim

The course will enable you to understand the underlying causes of informal occupation of land and slum formation, to acquire knowledge and skills to develop upgrading strategies to improve slums, and to formulate policies that create options to prevent new slum formation.

Credits info

The diploma is issued jointly by IHS and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Fee info

EUR 2750: * Please note that for EU participants, the VAT of 21% will apply. The tuition fee stated above is excluding the VAT.

Scholarships

No