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15 August 2016

Enrollment in a study program on integrated urban development is now open


CANactions School for Urban Studies is an experimental educational institution, based in Kyiv, Ukraine. Its programs are based on the exploration of Ukrainian cities, identifying concepts and defining actions for urban development – on strategic as well as tactical levels.

CANactions School for Urban Studies is launching an open call for Advanced Studies in Integrated Urban Development 2016-2017.

This advanced professional program is designed for young specialists from different backgrounds willing to get involved in the process of Ukrainian cities development. Apart from obtaining qualified theoretical knowledge and new practical skills, the students will be engaged in fieldwork and case studies together with more than 20 well-acknowledged educators and practitioners from all over the world.

The program is in English and is composed of 6-day sessions, taking place every month throughout October 2016 to June 2017, adding up to seven in total. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic. Before the start of each one students will be provided with a list of literature and video materials for individual preparation.

According to the organizers, the program graduates will obtain essential knowledge and necessary skills required for effective performance in urban development projects. Additionally, the skills they acquire will help to build careers in consulting, strategy & spatial planning on all levels, urban management in governmental and specialized municipal institutions, non-governmental organizations and in the private sector.
“If you are a university graduate, have fluent English, want to get advanced professional education of European quality and learn from leading world urbanists, you are more than welcome to become a student of Advanced Studies 2016-2017.” 
A limited number of scholarships will be awarded.

The application deadline is August 29, 2016.
Additional information is available on the website: canactions.com and on the Facebook page.

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