About the Programme
Why study Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions at the EIT Urban Mobility Master School?
The world’s cities are changing. New technologies, business models, and global sustainability goals are transforming our cities and how we move. Today’s urban planners and transport engineers face an array of challenges and are needed to take advantage of such transformations to help create urban environments that consume fewer resources, contribute less to climate change, and support more liveable and healthy neighbourhoods. Addressing such challenges requires embracing complexity and competence beyond the traditional urban planning and civil engineering disciplines, including entrepreneurial skills to steer innovations into practice. The Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions programme provides such experience, preparing students to become the next urban innovators and leaders in urban mobility.
Where can I study Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions?
The available universities for the Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions Services programme are:
- Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
- Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Eindhoven, Netherlands
- Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
- Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelona, Spain
What are the career opportunities?
The Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions programme is aimed to educate, inspire, and unite future leaders in the Urban Mobility Sector. The skills learned in this programme are in high demand in cities, transport authorities, research institutes and industries across Europe and worldwide. As a graduate, you will be an adaptable team player with a diverse set of analytical skills and theoretical knowledge in the field of urban mobility.
The Sustainable Urban Mobility Transitions programme welcomes students with an array of backgrounds and experiences. The programme is ideal for students with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Science, Computer Science, Statistics, Geoinformation Technology, Urban Planning, Geography, and/or Economics. Additional disciplines are welcome, provided students have a solid foundation in quantitative approaches to solving problems and verifiable experience in programming, calculus, linear algebra, and mathematical statistics
Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree encompassing a minimum of 180 ECTS credits or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognized university.
Students in their final year of undergraduate education may also apply and if qualified, receive a conditional acceptance.
If you have not completed your studies, please include a written statement from the degree administration office (or equivalent department), confirming that you are enrolled in the final year of your education and giving your expected completion date – which should be before the start of the Master's programme.
If you receive a conditional offer, you should present your degree certificate to your entry university before enrollment at the latest. Applicants following longer technical programmes and who have completed courses equivalent to an amount of 180 ECTS, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The world’s cities are undergoing a massive transformation in how they function, how people and goods move, and how the city and its services are designed and managed to support such changes. This transformation is being driven by new technologies, by new industrial actors, and by new priorities to our sustainability goals.
To adapt to and to guide this transformation, the transport industry needs a new generation of graduates.
A scholarship is available, click "Register" to find out more.