INTA Summer Course 2009 has been held in St-Quentin-en-Yvelines in collaboration with the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines and the Agglomeration of Saint-Quentin in Yvelines, France. It took place between 31st August and 4th September 2009.


This Summer Course was designed to enhance the participants' understanding of the challenges of urban development in the modern world. It was aimed at practitioners with a few years experience who wish to broaden their skills from considering the international examples and from mixing with colleagues from many different backgrounds and countries.

The scope of INTA Summer Course 2009 was "Sustainable urban development in a changing world".

Main themes addressed during the Summer Course were:

  • Key factors of sustainability
  • Public-Private partnership for development funding
  • Creating and integrated city

Download the brochure with registration form and the latest programme here (in French)

Download the brochure with registration form and the latest programme here (in English)



alt16 participants from 9 countries (Cyprus, France, Indonesia, Italy, Mali, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Vietnam) participated in our second Summer Course held in St-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, from 31th of August to 4th of September.

The theme of INTA's 2009 Course was 'Sustainable urban development in a changing world'. It addressed key topics such as the planning and governance of eco-neighbourhoods, the establishment of integrated policies for sustainable cities and operational Public Private Partnerships in the frame of the current challenges of urban governance, density and urban renewal. A case study focused on the multimodal station of Saint-Quentin in Yvelines.

Partners and sponsors

INTA's Summer Course 2009 is organised with the support of:

University of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
COAM - Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid



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