|Call for Application in Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie
European Joint Doctorate Programme
The European Joint Doctorate Programme urbanHist | 20th Century European Urbanism announces 15 PhD positions running for 36 months between 2017 and 2020 at 4 European universities in Germany, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden.
What is UrbanHist?
UrbanHist is an integrated research and doctorate programme funded by the European Union in the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action. It aims to develop and sustainably promote a joint understanding of 20th century European Urbanism.
UrbanHist offers a unique opportunity to 15 early stage researches to investigate various topics related to comprehensive studies on the history of european urbanism in the twentieth century. The 15 early stage researchers will receive multidisciplinary training from high-profile academics and practitioners and will be awarded a double degree of two of the four universities. For the duration of 36 months, they will be employed at the hosting university.
What universities are involved?
The programme is run by a consortium of universities in co-operation with institutions and companies operating in the fields of planning, urban design, architecture, management, history etc. The Consortium is formed by Bauhaus-Universität Weimar (Germany), Blekinge Tekniska Högskola (Sweden), Universidad de Valladolid (Spain) and Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach (Slovakia). At each of these universities, 4 respectively 3 PhD positions are offered.
What PhD. topic do we offer?
The Institute of Geography (prof. Hofierka) in collaboration with partners in Sweden, Spain and Czech Republic offers the following theme: Understanding the morphological changes in post-socialist cities using virtual 3-D city models.
For more information on the research fields included in the UrbanHist