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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 2.25k / Year
  • Foreign: $ 10.6k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 1 Th5 2017

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    As the preparations for the New Urban Agenda by UN Habitat III signals, the agenda of urban planners in the 21st century will become tighter. Cities and city regions will continue growing in size and function. Challenges derive directly from 'external' processes like globalization, climate change and migration. The city and city region is also inscribed as central element into the growth model of the modern society. These challenges translate into the domain of planning, with newly emerging forms of collective plan-making and new governance arrangements taking shape. In a positive sense, urban development is negotiated and created in urban future laboratories. How can planners deal with these changing circumstances, and add value to both the bottom-up emerging local initiatives and revise the top-down approaches towards managing spatial development. How can they safeguard common values of a shared city or regional identity, a functioning 'spatial fabric,' or an equitable access to public services?

    Instruction modes

    case study, computer exercise, group discussion, group assignment, lecture, individual assignment, integration module, literature study, oral presentation, research, research project, research proposal, design project, project, seminar, internship, tutorial, working group, self evaluation, self study

    Accreditation: NVAO

    Erasmus Mundus program: This is an Erasmus Mundus program.


    program_requirements

    A completed Bachelor's degree from a spatially-oriented discipline

    In order to get admission to this Master's you will need a completed Bachelor’s degree from a spatially-oriented discipline, such as spatial planning, human geography or environment studies.

    Proficiency in English

    In order to take part in this programme, you need to have fluency in both written and spoken English. This requirement has been satisfied when the student meets one of the following conditions:

    • Has successfully completed a three-year Bachelor's programme at a Dutch university.
    • Is a citizen of Australia, Canada (with exception of Quebec), Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, or the United States of America.
    • Has successfully completed a Bachelor's programme that was taught completely in the English language in one of the following countries: EU/EEA-countries, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States of America.
    • Has successfully completed a Master's programme from a Dutch university of applied sciences (HBO).

    All other students need one of the following certificates (TOEFL and IELTS certificates may not be older than two years).

    • A TOEFL score of ≥90, with subscores not lower than 18
    • A IELTS score of ≥6.5, with subscores not lower than 6.0
    • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) with a mark of C or higher

    A background in research methodology

    Because of the academic nature of this programme, we require all our students to have basic training in research processes, e.g. research design and data analysis.

    There are various scholarships available for studying at Radboud University. Some of the opportunities are described below. A full list, including detailed information, can be found on our scholarships and grants page at our website. 

    Radboud Scholarship Programme

    Open to a select number of excellent international students. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,006 in 2017/2018). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.

    Orange Tulip Scholarship

    Open to students from Brazil, Mexico, Russia, Indonesia, South-Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, and China. Instead of the institutional tuition fees, non-EEA students pay the legal tuition fees (€2,006 in 2017/2018). Visa and residence permit costs, liability insurance and health insurance are also covered.

    Fulbright-Radboud Scholarships

    Open to excellent American students. The grant will be paid in 12 monthly instalments of 1,050 euros. International travel and the cost of the residence permit will be covered, and an extra allowance of €1150 will be paid on arrival.

    Sino-Dutch Bilateral Exchange Scholarship

    Open to excellent students from China. Consists of a contribution of € 16,113 towards the total costs of one year of study or research in the Netherlands.

    DIKTI-Neso Scholarships

    Aimed at lecturers at higher education institutions in Indonesia who wish to pursue a PhD or Master's at a university in the Netherlands. A DIKTI scholarship includes allowances for living expenses, insurance, travel costs, tuition fees and more.

    Indonesian Education Scholarship (LPDP)

    Open to excellent Indonesian students under the age of 35. Involves a full scholarship.

    Holland Scholarship Programme

    Open to excellent students from Canada, America, India and Turkey. Scholarship consists of 5,000 euros payed at the start of study.

    Dutch Student Finance

    EU/EEA students and Swiss students under 30 years of age are eligible if they are working at least 56 hours per month in the Netherlands, or have been living in the Netherlands for five years or more. Dutch student finance consists of four components: a basic grant, a supplementary grant (depending on the parental income), a student travel product, and a loan.

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