CUREM, Center for Urban & Real Estate Management ñ Zurich offers the only RICS-accredited real estate programme in Switzerland ñ the Master of Science in Real Estate (MSc Real Estate). Our Scientific Director is Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Schulte (IREBS: International Real Estate Business School der Universit‰t Regensburg), an outstanding academic in the field of real estate research. CUREM was founded in 2004 by real estate professionals and is up to this date privately funded. It is completely focused on the real estate industry and aims to contribute towards its professionalisation. From the start, CUREM has endeavoured to bring international knowledge to Switzerland. This is reflected by the Swiss and European background of its teaching staff. CUREM aims to participate and contribute significantly to national and international research bodies such as INREV, ERES or srett.