Europe claimed eight of the top 20 spots, with cities in Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Canada making up the rest. They will also receive basic knowledge in food regulations related to health claims.
A list of all Master thesis completed since is published here. For the first time, the index noted the effects of climate change on liveability, with New Delhi and Cairo plunging in the rankings to th and th place respectively due to "poor air quality, undesirable average temperatures and inadequate water provision".
Thesis worldwide, according to third semester specialisation and local rules The students dedicate their final semester to their MSc Thesis. Throughout the Master programme, students participate in numerous transversal activities which allow them to share and build new knowledge from different perspectives and different places, continuously interacting with alumni, local students, professionals and teaching staff Introduction modules, FIPDes Day, transversal innovation modules, innovation challenges or IT-based sharing platforms.
The Master thesis are always linked to the second year specializations. The senior project module strongly structures the student active learning by mobilising theoretical and practical knowledge. However, the City of Light, Paris, dropped six places to 25th due to the anti-government "yellow vest" protests -- images of which went around the world.
Each year the EIU gives cities scores out of on a range of factors such as living standards, crime, transport infrastructure, access to education and healthcare, as well as political and economic stability.