meet our alumni!

The IHS alumni work mostly in the public sector (45%), but also in the educational sector (20%) and private sector (12%). 38% of them are architects or urban planners, managers/coordinators of a company (34%), directors in a company or institution (30%) and 21% are lecturers/researchers/professors or PhD candidates. The rest of them are heads of department, chiefs of projects or team leaders, consultants, advisers or analysts.  Out of the IHS alumni, only 1,48% were unemployed at the moment when the survey was conducted. 

Also, in evaluating the impact of IHS on their career, alumni state that this experience has had a strong or very strong impact on:

  • preparing them well for their current work (80%)

  • increasing their self esteem as urban professionals (85%)

  • increasing their esteem in front of their colleagues or managers (70%)

  • expanding career perspectives (new job, direction etc.) (68%)

  • their career advancement chances (61%)

Do you want to know more IHS alumni? Get in touch with them on the IHS University Page on LinkedIn!

Our alumni are awesome people, who work on meaningful projects around the world. We are very proud and happy to hear stories from them and to find out how this programme contributed along the path of their life and career. If you're curious what's in store for you, read their thoughts below!

diego
kelly
colin
ruichen
hilia
sherif
hanna
dzifa
riccardo
grace
michael
jenny
diego
kelly
colin
ruichen
hilia
sherif
hanna
dzifa
riccardo
grace
michael
jenny

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