The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School offers doctoral fellowships for up to three years. Fellowships are awarded for a research project: urban and regional resilience – managing change for sustainable urban and regional development. Doctoral candidates will focus on new concepts for managing change for sustainable urban and regional development. Applications from outside of Germany are particularly welcome. Selection is based on academic qualifications and on applicant’s potential to succeed. Deadline for the application for the next DLGS cohort (2015 – 2017) is September 15, 2014.
About Scholarship: The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School is jointly run by 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 for up to three years. Applications are reviewed once a year.
Study: Research Topic: “Urban and Regional Resilience – Managing Change for Sustainable Urban and Regional Development”. Doctoral candidates will focus on new concepts for managing change for sustainable urban and regional development.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing PhD research programme.
Scholarship Provider: The DLGS – Dresden Leibniz Graduate School
Scholarship can be taken at: Germany
Eligibility: Applications are welcome form graduates holding a master’s degree (with a master’s thesis) in Spatial Planning and Development (including City and Regional Planning, Urban Regeneration, Landscape Planning, Traffic Planning), Geography, Economics or Environmental Sciences. Applications from outside of Germany are particularly welcome. Admission to DLGS is without regard to age, race, gender, handicap, religion or nationality. All applicants must be fluent in spoken and written English (in general confirmed by some form of official certification) and be comfortable working in teams.
Scholarship Open for: German and International fellows can apply for these doctoral fellowships.
Duration: The DLGS offers Doctoral Fellowships for up to three years.
Value: In general, the fellowship provides the following: 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). There is no additional family supplement provided to fellows accompanied by a partner and/or children.
Selection Criteria: Selection is based on academic qualifications and on applicant’s potential to succeed.
Notification: Applicants will be informed of the final outcome of the selection process in January 2015. University will contact you directly, sending an offer to take part in the programme via email. Upon receiving notification of your acceptance we will send a letter confirming your place on our graduate programme. Afterwards we will guide you through the enrolment procedure at the TU Dresden and assist you before and after your arrival to Dresden to facilitate your acclimatization.
Online Application: The mode of applying is online.
Deadline: Deadline for the application for the next DLGS cohort (2015 – 2017) is September 15, 2014.
Further Information: http://www.dlgs-dresden.de/dlgs-doctoral-fellowships/