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11.09.2018

Wits-TUB Urban Lab Interdisciplinary Bilateral Postgraduate Studies Programme

School of Architecture and Planning, Wits University, Johannesburg, January 2019 - December 2019

Application Deadline: 30.09.2018
5 Master Scholarships

The bilateral Wits-TUB Urban Lab programme supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) seeks to improve graduate education in urban fields across sub-Saharan Africa. Both lead partners, the Habitat Unit at the School of Architecture of the Technische Universität Berlin, and the School of Architecture and Planning at University of the Witwatersrand offer a new urban-oriented graduate and postgraduate training and capacity building programme that would effectively address the challenges and needs outlined above.

Wits-TUB Urban Lab focus

The programme includes bilateral exchange activities, workshops and conferences implemented through the Wits-TUB Urban Lab and will focus on four innovation areas that address SDG implementation in urban areas:

  •   Politics and policy of the urban
  • Understanding complex urban systems
  • Managing change processes • Coproducing knowledge between theory and practice (Wits-TUB Urban Studio)

The scholarship recipients will benefit from guest lectures, joint supervision scheme and a summer school at Wits University.

Eligibility Criteria

Scholarships are open to:

  •  South African citizens
  • Citizens from other countries in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Applicants must possess the requisite qualifications to be granted the scholarship.

There is no age limit applying to the scholarships for study purposes. However, at the time of the application, no more than 6 years should have passed since an applicant graduated from his/her previous bachelor or master studies. All scholarship applicants must have applied for admission to the relevant degree (as per above list) at Wits.

More Information:

Studies Programme Flyer  [pdf, 2,8 mb, 4 pages]

WITS-TUB Urban Lab-Website

Autor:
Wits-TUB Urban Lab Programme
| http://www.wits.ac.za/wits-tub-urban-lab/

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