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urbanHIST – second call

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The European Joint Doctorate Programme urbanHIST | 20th Century European Urbanism announces second call for 4 PhD positions running for 36 months between 2017 and 2020 at 4 European universities in Germany, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden. The deadline for receiving applications is May 31, 2017, the official start of the doctoral programme is September 2017.

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 altogether 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.

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), Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), Univerzita Pavla Jozefa Šafárika v Košiciach (Slovakia) and Blekinge Tekniska Högskola (Sweden).

Find more information on the research fields included in the urbanHIST programme and on each position, on application requirements as well as on the conditions the programme provides, on the project website.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721933.


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