Great Cities Institute  at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Research Clusters

Neighborhoods Initiative
- Illinois

Professional Education
- Courses in

Urban Affairs

Chicago Politics

College of Urban
Planning & Public

Giving to GCI

Research Clusters

  • Community Economic Development
    This cluster is designed to be a vehicle that encourages, enhances, and sustains scholarship and new partnerships in the areas of community and economic development at UIC.

  • Governance
    This cluster explores the relationships, transactions, and exchanges among and between regions’ political, economic, financial, commercial, and sociological organizations.

  • Healthy City Collaborative
    This collaborative is a multidisciplinary workgroup that engages university researchers, external partners and community leadership in conversations and research to benefit the Health of Chicago.