DAStU - Politecnico di Milano PhD programme in Urban Planning, Design and Policy Call for applications 2020 now open!

Published at: 6 May 2020

The PhD programme in Urban Planning, Design and Policy grants eight PhD positions to start in November 2020. All positions are fully funded with scholarships and other benefits.

Three positions allow candidates to freely choose their own research topic.
Five positions are based on predefined research topics as follows:

1) More than social housing. Potentials and challenges in the innovation and re-actualization of the social housing sector This position is co-financed by FEDERCASA (Italian Federation for Public and Social Housing). Academic Supervisor: Prof. Massimo Bricocoli (massimo.bricocoli@polimi.it).

2) Planning trails and routes for slow tourism: Policies and models to experience landscape and reduce territorial marginalities This position is co-financed with resources of the Italian Ministry of Transport. Academic Supervisor: Prof. Paolo Pileri (paolo.pileri@polimi.it)

3) Cyber-capital and impact on the urban rent This is an interdisciplinary grant. The research is carried out in cooperation with the PhD programme in Data Analytics and Decision Sciences. Academic Supervisors: Prof. Valeria Fedeli (valeria.fedeli@polimi.it) and Prof. Simone Vantini (simone.vantini@polimi.it)

4) Slow tourism models for the inclusive regeneration of territories This position is financed by the National Social Security Institute (INPS) and is reserved to children and orphans of Italian public sector workers. Academic Supervisor: Prof. Paolo Pileri (paolo.pileri@polimi.it)

5) The city takes care of little citizens: studies to redevelop urban spaces in front of schools This position is financed by the National Social Security Institute (INPS) and is reserved to children and orphans of Italian public sector workers. Academic Supervisor: Prof. Paolo Pileri (paolo.pileri@polimi.it)


How to Apply 

The official call for applications, along with procedures and requirements, is available on: www.dottorato.polimi.it/en/looking-for-a-phd/call-for-positions-and-scholarships/index.html
► Deadline: 29th May 2020 (2pm, Italian time)
► For administrative inquiries, contact: Marina Bonaventura (marina.bonaventura@polimi.it)
► Information about the PhD programme in Urban Planning, Design and Policy is available on: www.dottorato.polimi.it/en/phd-programmes/active-phd-programmes/urban-planning-design-and-policy/index.html