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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

(Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich)

Department of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences  
NADEL - Center for Development and Cooperation


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Urbanization: Opportunity or Challenge for Fighting Poverty?

ECTS-Points: 1


The course refers to strategies, principles and discussions that are being adopted and conducted on the international level. By means of concrete approaches, successful processes of urban development will be presented.

Key Topics:
• Dynamics, drivers and challenges of urbanization
• Providing access to basic public services and infrastructure
• Adequate and affordable housing
• Violence in the urban context

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