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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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Gain a foundational interdisciplinary urban vocabulary 


Experiential learning for holistic development


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 


Hear directly from a diverse range of urban practitioners


Apply learning in live IIHS projects


Transition into a post-fellowship trajectory through guaranteed external internships