IIHS is a prospective independent National University for Research and Innovation, running the following programmes:
An Academic Programme consisting of globally benchmarked Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral Degrees in ‘Urban Practice’ based on a wide set of disciplines and practice areas central to India’s urban transformation.
The Bachelors in Urban Practice (BUP) programme will be a four year course, after the +2 level of schooling. The MUP programme will be a two year course. The Integrated Masters in Urban Practice (IMUP) programme will be a four year course for exceptional BUP candidates.
A PhD and Applied Research Programme will help create a new generation of interdisciplinary researchers and a corpus of relevant India-centric knowledge.
A Urban Practitioners’ Programme (UPP) catering to the training and development needs of public, private and civil society institutions.
A Consultancy and Advisory Programme providing a wide range of services and support on urban renewal, infrastructure development, real estate, project management and public policy to private infrastructure, housing, finance, consulting and services firms and developers as well as to public and civil society institutions.
An action-oriented Research and Knowledge Generation Programme that is closely tied to the academic, advocacy and consultancy programmes.
In time, a distance, e-learning and mobile learning programme to provide multiple learning opportunities for a significant number of learners in English and other regional languages as well.