Paris’ renowned institution, Sciences Po, is set to introduce an exciting opportunity for students seeking a dual Master’s degree in urban development, in collaboration with the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai. Starting in the 2024 academic year, this innovative program is open to candidates from around the world and will offer a unique chance to study in two vibrant cities while specializing in International Urban Development.
The partnership between Sciences Po’s Urban School and TISS’s School of Habitat Studies marks a significant milestone for both institutions. For the first time, Sciences Po will be offering a dual qualification in urban development in collaboration with an Indian institute.
Application Deadline: April 7, 2024
Prospective students have until April 7, 2024, to submit their applications for this groundbreaking dual Master’s degree program. This initiative promises to provide interdisciplinary training in urban policy, focusing on global urban development issues.
The program spans over two years and will be conducted entirely in English, making it accessible to a wide array of international candidates. During this time, students will have the remarkable opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant cultures of both Paris and Mumbai.
Year 1: Sciences Po, Paris, France
In the first year, students will embark on their educational journey in the heart of Paris, France. They will enrol in the Master’s program known as “Governing the Large Metropolis (GLM)” at Sciences Po’s Urban School. This year will lay the foundation for a deep understanding of urban development on an international scale and provide access to the invaluable resources and expertise available in the City of Light.
Year 2: TISS, Mumbai, India
The second year of this dual Master’s program will take place in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai, India, at the School of Habitat Studies within the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Here, students will further enhance their knowledge and skills in the field of urban development, benefiting from TISS’s expertise and the dynamic environment of Mumbai.
This Dual Master’s program is not only a unique opportunity for students to gain a comprehensive understanding of urban development but also offers a cross-cultural experience that will be invaluable in their future careers. It allows students to draw from the strengths of two prestigious institutions and two diverse urban environments.
If you are a prospective student passionate about urban development and eager to gain an international perspective on the subject, this Dual master’s program is the perfect opportunity. Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the enchanting city of Paris for one year and experience the vibrant city of Mumbai for the second year.