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PhD programme Urban Development and Governance (IHS)

IHS PhD programme
IHS' PhD programme fuses urban management with governance; an academically distinctive and relevant combination. Researchers working within the six fields of research.

Visit the IHS website for a more comprehensive overview of the PhD programme.

Admission and tuition fee
The PhD programme is fee-based. Applicants must secure funding for their research project through private resources, grants or scholarships.

Many applicants arrive with the help of scholarships from national or local governments. We advise you to refer to our scholarships leaflet for some more detailed information on funding.

Interested in applying?
Have a look at this page for more information on the application requirements. 

When selecting a subject for your thesis, you will need to make sure that the topic is aligned with the IHS research interests. See the research questions posted by our six research groups.

Can we help? 
The IHS admission team at would be happy to assist you with any follow-on questions you may have about the PhD programme. We look forward to hearing from you. 

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