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PhDArchitecture and Urban Planning PL

Tuition fee To be confirmed
Application fee €20.00 one-time

For participants outside the EU/EFTA studying on terms applicable to foreigners.

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Doctoral studies at the Faculty of Architecture provide advanced skills necessary to prepare and defend doctoral thesis in the scientific discipline of architecture and urban planning. Course focus on the fields of research that are conducted in the institution, inter alia: theory of architecture and urban planning, “research by design”, architectural research (field works), heritage preservation, urban studies (included social and economic issues), theory of art and history of architecture. During the course PhD students will improve their didactic skills, social competence and scientific methods adequate to their individual research.

Programme structure

I. Basic subjects :

- Techniques and research methods

- Field research in architecture and urban planning

II. Profiling electives:

Winter semester: information about the electives (selection of items 1 or 2 – out of three) will be sent 1 month before the start of the semester .

II. Scientific practice

- PhD seminar profiled according to selected research topics

- Summerising seminar (annual report of the research activity )

III. Professional practice

Limit of compulsory teaching hours to be conducted by PhD student is 60 hours per year

  • PhD students will have an opportunity to conduct classes in English

IV. General university electives

Career opportunities

The graduates have the knowledge and skills in the fields of architecture and urban planning.

The graduate is qualified to work as:

- an employee of design companies, cultural institutions, etc.
- a senior clerk in state institutions, urban authorities, heritage service etc.
- a member of analytics groups (think-tanks),
- a tutor / a lecturer / a researcher.

Apply now! Academic year 2017/18
This is a rolling intake - applications are accepted all year round.
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States