DLGS Doctoral Fellowship at Dresden University of Technology, Germany


The DLGS –Dresden Leibniz Graduate School is pleased to invite applicants to apply for the DLGS Fellowship for starting in March 2018. Overseas students  holding master degree on Spatial Planning and Development, Economics, Sociology, Geography, or Environmental Sciences. Interesting benefits will be offered to the selected fellows. The application deadline is 15 September 2017.

Fellowship Description
The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School is a joint activity of the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD), the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden (IÖR), and the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning, Hannover (ARL). The DLGS offers Doctoral Fellowships at TU Dresden for up to three years. Applications are reviewed once a year. The sixth DLGS cohort is oriented towards making cities and regions more sustainable, resilient and inclusive. Doctoral Candidates investigate new concepts, instruments and policies for promoting social development, economic growth, and environmentally sustainable urban and regional development.

Award Value
Each of the successful applicants may expect to receive benefits as follow: a fixed monthly stipend for the fellows’ living expenses in Dresden (determined by the DFG – German Research Foundation), funds to attend the DLGS academic programme (including German lessons for non-native speakers of German language), limited funds for project-related travel and other research expenses, and the round-trip airfare to Germany (both subject to approval by the DLGS management board).

Level and Area of Studies
Doctoral degree with research on one of the following topics: “Sustainable, Resilient and Inclusive Cities and Regions”.

Place of Study
At the Dresden University of Technology (TUD), Germany.

Eligibility and Criteria
The candidates are expected to have an excellent academic grade of master degree (thesis) on Spatial Planning and Development (including City and Regional Planning and Landscape Planning), Economics, Sociology, Geography, or Environmental Sciences. Excellent English proficiency is also needed.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
To apply, it is compulsory to provide all of the documents below:
– Completed application form
– Personal statement
– References

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Submission Deadline
15 September 2017.

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