In addition to specific (Tailor made) training, U_ POLIS offers several specialized training packages in collaboration with staff coming from international partner schools:
Certificate in Urban Issues – A theoretical program in collaboration with the IHS Institute / Erasmus University, Rotterdam/Netherlands, supported by the Dutch Government through the MATRA and NUFFIC programs:
Scientific Research Methods
Local environmental practices
Theory of Urban Land
Theory of Urban Infrastructure
Certificate in Parametric Design and IT – A practical-theoretical program in collaboration with international experts:
Architectural Issues, IT and Contemporary
Parametric Design 1
Parametric Design 2
Certificate in Real Estate & GIS applications – A practical-theoretical program in collaboration with this field’s local experts:
Real Estate Appraisal
Certificate in Management of Human Resources – A theoretical program, in collaboration with local and foreign experts, in the following areas:
HRM 1: Self-management
HRM 2: Institutional Management
HRM 3: Leadership and the Organization
How to do Business & Ethics
Certificate in Alternative Design – Theoretical program, in collaboration with local and foreign experts, in these areas:
Retrofitting and Sustainable Architecture
Sustainable energy design
“Tailor Made” Courses upon Request
Those certificates are equivalent of 18 credits/ECTS (3 ECTS each) and it consists of 6 weekends at U-POLIS and 6 weekends of independent study; it includes an exam/project at the end of the year. The courses are distributed throughout the year according to an annual program. Information on this program is available through the program’s coordinator. The staff is highly qualified and comes from Erasmus University – Netherlands. For the interested parties the information, earned credits and certificates can be transferred, at a later stage, to the Master studies program which is a joint degree offered by U-POLIS and IHS/Erasmus University, Netherlands.
Fee: 250 Euro, based on national fees.
Certificate in Energy Auditing – Professional Training program for engineers, architects, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and environmental engineers (energy specialization), supported by the Ministry of Energy. Training equivalent to 10 ECTS which lasts 6 working weekends in POLIS University and 6 weekends independent home study, including course assignments and the final exam. Persons who are granted this Certificate have the right to apply to the Ministry of Energy for the "Energy Auditor" License.