Call for Applications: Doctoral Fellowships at the TU Dresden

The Dresden Leibniz Graduate School offers Doctoral Fellowships at the TU Dresden for up to three years. The eighth DLGS cohort is oriented towards making cities and regions more sustainable, resilient and inclusive. Doctoral Candidates will investigate new concepts, instruments and policies to promote social development, economic growth and environmentally sustainable urban and regional development.

The DLGS is a Dresden/Germany based joint activity of the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden (IÖR) and the Technische Universität Dresden (TUD). The three-year doctoral programme starting in March 2018 is oriented towards the overall topic of sustainable, resilient and inclusive cities and regions and related to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

Doctoral candidates are supposed to contribute to theoretical discussion and methodological issues through the analysis of empirical cases of sustainability, resilience and inclusiveness in the field of economics, urban and regional development and planning, landscape planning, and sociology. Details about possible research lines and the admission formalities can be found at and in the attachments.

This announcement addresses excellent graduates who hold an M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent* in Spatial Planning and Development (including City and Regional Planning and Landscape Planning), Economics, Sociology, Geography or Environmental Sciences** and have written a Master’s thesis.

Are you interested? Read more about possible research lines and the admission formalities or visit the website for more information.