PhD in Urban Development and Governance

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam

Program Description

PhD in Urban Development and Governance

IHS, Institute For Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam

Ph.D. on Urban Development and Governance

As a combination of urban management and governance, this Ph.D. program provides a unique academic experience that is highly relevant to today’s world.


What will I learn?

The Ph.D. program focuses on creating an academic-to-practice environment which will prepare students to be experts in their field. While students are required to be at IHS for three months a year during which they will form the base of their skills and knowledge, they are also allowed to conduct research elsewhere for the rest of the year.


What can I look forward to in this program?

  • A custom-made list of courses to choose from, designed to accompany through the stages of their Ph.D. and line up with their focuses
  • Working with internationally-renowned experts in their field
  • Working on real-life cases
  • Making professional connections all over the world
  • A flexible working environment


How will I learn?

In order to create a multidisciplinary environment, the program is divided into the following six clusters:

  • Green Cities and Infrastructure
  • Urban Housing, Equity and Social Justice
  • Urban Environment, Sustainability, and Climate Change
  • Urban Strategies and Planning
  • Urban Land Governance
  • Urban Competitiveness and Resilience

Researchers from the different clusters collaborate together in order to create a dynamic and cooperative environment.

Students will also be able to participate in workshops and conferences to both expand their knowledge and present their work.


What can I expect at the end of my studies?

  • A doctoral degree from a top 100 university
  • To be a qualified job candidate for a growing field in cities all over the world
  • Confidence in your skills and knowledge and your capacity to work as an expert in your field!
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 14, 2018
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Netherlands - Rotterdam, South Holland
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