Starting with this academic year, architecture students from around the world can enroll in new international graduate course entitled “European Master in Integrated Sustainable Design in the Mediterranean World”. This master’s degree was recently established by the Escuela de Architectura, Universidad de Alcalá (Spain), Faculdade de Architectura, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal), Architecture at Alghero, Università Idegli Studi di Sassari (Italy), with the aim to train students to deal with the complex architectural tasks proper of the environmentally and historically rich Mediterranean environment.

The two-year master's degree programme on architectural and urban design puts a strong emphasis on sustainability and offers an interdisciplinary and holistic theoretical background

Courses will take place in Alcalà de Henares, Alghero, and Lisboa, taking advantage from the rich and layered architectural and historical past of Mediterranean cities.

The design studios focus on materiality, open and public space, sustainable building and attention to historical contexts and on Mediterranean urban and territorial culture, with a strong mix of research and teaching, theory and practice.

Students will collaborate with colleagues, professors and teachers coming from the partner Universities, as well with other prominent visiting teachers, for shorter or for longer periods of time.

The Course programme provides an education in the fields of urban and architectural planning with particular emphasis on sustainable design, as an integrated action based on an interdisciplinary and holistic theoretical background, paying considerable attention to themes related to materiality of open and public space, sustainable construction, historical and social contexts and territorial and urban culture.

Certificates and awards

Students having attended the Master’s degree programme will be awarded with the Master title in the country in which they enrolled. They will also be issued a Diploma Supplement which states the characteristics of the Joint Master degree.


As minimal requirement, the applicant should be in possession of a Bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS) in the field of architecture. Students from third countries and other Universities can be admitted when meeting these or equivalent requirements. Students can apply for recognition of their previous career. Student should fluently speak one of the national languages of the partner Universities (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese). Courses can be tutored in English.

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