Master’s in Global Smart City Manager
This master’s program is designed within the framework of the Smart City concept, in order to provide the participant with a multidisciplinary approach, while taking into account the emerging technological tools in urban contexts.We train students to become Smart City Managers, who will lead departments of Smart Cities, with the aim of providing coherence to all the initiatives and projects of a city, from a smart and sustainable approach.
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Academic Year (60 ECTS)
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Today, 55% of the world's population lives in urban areas and it is projected that by 2050 this figure will rise to 68%.
In this context, the sustainable development of cities becomes more relevant than ever. The new urban models must be set up with a bigger picture in mind and conceived with more respect towards the citizens and the planet.
The focus of the master’s program is on understanding, projecting and evaluating how the decisions and actions taken in the development of projects and in the usual activity of our organizations, have multiple economic, environmental, social and technological impacts
Students of our Master’s programs can take advantage of our extensive partnerships and relationships with a wide-range of entities applying technology, urban planning and innovate designs to cities around the world. Thanks to our experience in the sector, we are able to assist our students in any of their professionals concerns and guide them by offering exclusive professional opportunities. In the world we live in today, building your personal brand is crucial. We are here to help you along the way and get your name out there.
- Module 1: New Urban Agenda For Cites 4.0
- Module 2: Smart Urban Development
- Module 3: Smart Building And Equipment
- Module 1: Infrastructures And Mobility
- Module 2: Sustainability And Circular Economy
- Module 3: Smart Networks Infrastructures
- Module 1: Strategic Project Financing
- Module 2: Provision Of Urban Services
- Module 3: Citizens, Government And Data Valorisation
In master’s final thesis the students will propose a subject, an object of work within the framework of the areas studied in the different subjects of the master’s program.
Santiago J. Castellà Surribas
Representative in the Spanish Network of Smart Cities, in the City Protocol Society, and the European Innovation Partnership in Smart Cities and Communities of the EU Commission
Xavier Izquierdo Vilavella
President of the think-tank Knowurbannet for the development, implementation and management of urban transformation processes and Smart CitiesLinkedIn
Hildebrand Salvat Rull
Degree in Market Research and Techniques from the University of Barcelona and Diploma in Business Studies from the Rovira i Virgili UniversityLinkedIn
Sergio Lozano Pérez
Telecommunications Engineer and Doctor (UNESCO Program 'Sustainability, Technology and Humanism') by the Polytechnic University of CataloniaLinkedIn
Cristina Guillén Blecua
Degree in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Zaragoza, Master in European Economics from the Free University of Brussels and PDD from IESELinkedIn
Albert Sorrosal Cuyàs
Bachelor in Business Studies and MBA from ESADE (Barcelona). Key expert for the European Commission (DG NEAR) in technical support for the implementation and management of 15 cross-border cooperation programs of the European Neighborhood InstrumentLinkedIn
Albert Mateu Fusté
Industrial Engineer by lETSEIB - Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya and MBA by UPCLinkedIn
Daniela Idrovo Alvarado
Architect from the State University of Cuenca - Ecuador, Master in Project Management (UPC), Master and PhD in Management and Urban and Architectural Assessment (UPC)LinkedIn
Computer Engineer from the Rovira i Virgili University (URV). Associate Professor at the Center for Higher Aviation Studies (CESDA)LinkedIn
Director of GLOBUS - Global Urban Studies Institute. Member of ENHR since its inception and co-founder of the Research Committee on Housing in Developing CountriesLinkedIn
Tomás de la Barra
President and Founder of MODELISTICA. Creator of the integrated modeling system TRANUS. Author of the book Integrated Land Use and Transport ModelingLinkedIn
Raül Rabionet Janssen
Registered Lawyer and Engineer in Computer Science.Consulting Director of the firm AGTIC Consulting, S.L.LinkedIn
Urbas Innovation Researcher at Hervard University. Co-Founder of Aretian Urban Analytics and Design MDE per Harvard University. MEng in Systems Engineering by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Urbas Innovation Researcher at Hervard University. Co-Founder of Aretian Urban Analytics and Design Master in Design Engineering at Harvard University Bachelor of Architecture at Cornell University
Agricultural Engineer. Founder & CEO SÍMBIOSY. Congress Curator en Circular Economy European Summit
Alumni Success Stories
The students of our masters tell us their experiences with our innovative methodology and how their training in Zigurat has transformed their professional career.
This is just one of many success stories amongst the Zigurat Alumni. Many of our students go to work on internationally renowned companies in the AECO sector. To see more of these cases click on the following link.
Take BIM to the next level with this Master’s program
Our Unique Learning Method
This program provides executive-level courses designed to meet the needs of leading professionals that seek the flexibility and comprehensiveness of our online Master’s in Smart Cities. Our methodology is composed of seminars, case challenges, workshops, group work, site visits and live or recorded lessons from our global expert faculty board.
Real projects that are changing the world
Practical learning or 'learning by doing'
The impact of technology in engineering and architecture
The grant that best matches your professional profile
Our candidates come from all over the world and our objective is to promote diversity and the enriching experience that a truly global program offers our students. We are happy to offer candidates interested in our Master’s in Smart Cities the opportunity to apply for grants and enjoy flexible payment options.
Alumni Ambassadors Program
Our extensive network of happy alumni is proof of our commitment to academic excellence. We are happy to put you in contact with an alumni from your region so you can hear their experience.
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