Advertisement for DAAD In-Country/In-Region PhD Scholarship Programme
DAAD in collaboration with Ardhi University are happy to announce that it is in a position to offer up to 5 PhD scholarships for the 2020 intake in the areas of Land, Environment and Human Settlements. Specifically, the programmes that will be sponsored are;
1. PhD in Urban Planning and Management
2. PhD in Housing and Settlement Studies
3. PhD in Built Environment Analysis
Successful applicants will be offered an opportunity – if they wish and fulfill certain criteria – to also enrol in the joint PhD programme with TU Dortmund University (Germany) Faculty of Spatial Planning that leads to a joint degree.
PhD studies supported by a scholarship have to focus on Governance and Planning
for Resilient Cities in Sub-Sahara Africa.
They should address problems and possible solutions for African cities to better cope with and transform in a proactive manner to current and future challenges related to climate change and continuing rapid urbanization.
Duration of the scholarship:
The duration of the PhD programmes (PhD by thesis) is three years generally starting
in October 2020. Students already enrolled in the programmes can also apply for
scholarship for the remaining period.
The PhD scholarships will be awarded for a
maximum of three years. It will be initially granted for one year and may then be
extended upon request. Information on the finances provided by the scholarship are specified in the DAAD Information Sheet for Scholars attached to this advertisement.
Female candidates and candidates from less privileged regions or groups as well as candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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