The basic aim of the programme is to prepare individuals (from the most recent graduates to more experienced professionals) with the skills required to work in different European countries and to develop their technological and management skills, as well as their knowledge of the European construction market.

The formal aims of the programmes are as follows:

  • To equip students with the necessary technical and managerial skills required to hold directive posts within the European construction industry and to operate with high levels of competence.
  • To facilitate the mobility of construction professionals across Europe and to develop new professional skills, including languages.
  • To teach the necessary skills for working in international teams developing knowledge in European construction practices.

These aims are achieved by the following elements:

  • A carefully designed taught programme of studies which covers the essential of European construction management and recent technological innovations.
  • Student residence in at least two European countries.
  • Representation of six nationalities in the teaching staff.
  • Programme of site visits and other experiences involving team work designed to broaden the outlook of students.


  • Main characteristics of the Master programme.



Sixth edition MOOC

Next 5 March we will start the sixth edition of the MOOC "Introduction to Sustainable Construction. Introducción a la Construcción Sostenible" and it is a new opportunity to recommend this course to your contacts or even to do it, in case you were not able to complete it in the previous editions. The enrollment is open in: Miriada X

MOOC internationally awarded

The MOOC on Sustainable Construction in Miríada X, with the participation of lecturers of the Master, has been awarded in 2017 with the Honorable Mention of the Open Education Consortium in the category of COURSE/OCW/MOOC.

Visit to the facilities of Candesa

Students of the Master visit the facilities of the company CANDESA Group in Camargo. This visit is part of the module on Design and Sustainability.

Visit to the facilities of IH Cantabria

Students of the Master visit one more year the IH Cantabria facilities, within the module dedicated to the study of Research Methods in Civil Engineering.

Dr. Professor Joaquín Díaz awarded the prestigious Medal Konrad Zuse

Joaquín Díaz, Dr. Civil Engineer and Professor of the Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen in Giessen (Germany) and of the Master in Construction Research, Technology and Management in Europe has been awarded this year the Medal Konrad Zuse by the Central Association of the German Construction Industry (ZDB in German). This distinction is given to professionals who have shown an extraodinary performance in the field of information technology applied to construction. In concrete, ZDB highlights the work of Prof. Dr. Joaquín Díaz in the development of standards GAEB, as well as his professional commitment and outstanding reputation in the application of information technology to the fields of construction and building. The medal will be awarded next 8 November in Berlin, Germany.


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