UFP draws from the IIHS curriculum co-created in partnership with the world’s leading universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University College London (UCL), the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the Federal University of the ABC Region, Sao Paulo (UFABC), in addition to nearly a hundred practitioners and scholars from across India. The UFP is spread across three terms: Commons, Electives and Practice. Across them are multiple diverse key learning elements: Commons, Electives, Practica, Skill Labs, Core, Exposure Visits, Projects, and Internships. Watch the video to your right to get a sense of the overall structure, and explore each learning element in detail below.
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Commons

Gain a foundational interdisciplinary urban vocabulary 

Core

Experiential learning for holistic development

Practica

Learn through field-based immersion
in city neighbourhoods

Skill Labs

Acquire technical, analytical and professional skills

Electives ​

Build specialised knowledge in sectors and thematics 

Exposure Visits

Immerse in new cities through curated exposure visits 

Masterclasses

Hear directly from a diverse range of urban practitioners

Projects

Apply learning in live IIHS projects

Internships

Transition into a post-fellowship trajectory through guaranteed external internships