News 2021 GIMLA's current News Archive. 02.02.2020 Join us for our next Latam Term Infosession Do you want to make a difference in society while simultaneously learning from one of the most innovative megacities in the world? The HSG has launched a new exchange program for Bachelor Students in Latin America: the Latam Term. The first edition of the term is currently taking place and the application for the second edition in SPring 2022 has closed on January 7, 2021. At this infosession we shall explain the Term and its requirements as well as opportunities in more depth to enrolled students. 28.01.2020 Apply for the next Latam Compact to Chile The application window has opened for the 5th Latam Compact course. Based on a successful organization on master level, this Spring GIMLA invites bachelor students to join us on a virtual trip to Santiago de Chile to learn more about smart cities and urban innovation. The 6 ECTS course is open to all HSG students on bachelor level (also on current exchanges to Latin American countries) and follows special bidding. More information can be found here. 14.01.2020 Special Global Session co-organized for LAC Housing Forum As a direct follow-up to the collaboration with Cities Alliance that resulted in three webinars on slum upgrading practices in the world, GIMLA is co-organizing a special session at the forthcoming 4th Latin American and Caribbean Housing and Habitat Forum, taking place virtually from May 17-21, 2021 in Costa Rica. The forum brings together all relevant actors of the regional housing sector while the special session will discuss slum upgrading practices in the world and how cross-sectoral collaborations can help to advance our knowledge on what works. Such insights and networks are important to improve current mechanisms to unlock trans-national learning. From Insight to Impact.