The Sustainable Cities course has been designed and developed by IIHS, in partnership with the SDG Academy. The nine-module self-paced course is available on edX. More than 40,000 learners from 160 countries have benefited from its world-leading pedagogy, which incorporates insights from 27 of the world’s leading urbanists and case studies from cities around the world in the form of engaging lecture videos, discussion activities and interactive exercises.
Sustainable Cities examines how urban sustainability can be delivered with increased productivity and reduced inequality; provision of universal basic services and infrastructure; protection of urban environments; and other solutions and investments, both speculative and in action, around the world.
The course will be of value to anyone who is interested in learning about how cities function, the modern urban challenges that are emerging in the context of recent history and how these challenges can be addressed through a multidisciplinary approach.
Specifically, the course will benefit: