The UCITYLAB Learning Platform

Providing a solid basis to kick off problem-based learning at your university to collaboratively address urban challenges

Is this learning platform for you?

The UCITYLAB learning platform has been created for those who want to run a programme that enhances the links between Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and city stakeholders, whilst tackling relevant problems and providing the students with real-life experience. Following up on the UCITYLAB Project, it has been created for:

HEI Educators

Curriculum Designers

University Management Professionals & Support Staff

If you found yourself among these target groups and are interested in implementing your own challenge-based intervention at your institution, follow our 5-step process with relevant resources to kick-start your journey!

Hear about our experiences!

In this video, Todd Davey, Associate Professor at Institut Mines-Télécom Business School, tells us about his experience implementing the UCITYLAB approach at his institution through 3 challenges of different nature that involved an interesting and strategic variety of stakeholders.

Konstantinos Kourkoutas, Coordinator of CORE Smart & Sustainable Cities at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), shares his experience in creating an Urban Lab in the city of Sabadell to solve local challenges through collaboration between different stakeholders.

Sara Arko, Researcher at the Institute for Innovation and Development of the University of Ljubljana, tells us how they implemented the UCITYLAB approach in partnership with the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Arts of the University of Ljubljana.

Rui Coutinho, Executive Director for Innovation, Development and Growth at Porto Business School, tells us his institution experience in integrating the UCityLab Teaching Toolkit into the Executive MBA and Digital MBA and the opportunity for students to engage in real-life solutions to city challenges.

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