Graduate School A+BE
The Graduate School for Architecture and the Built Environment [A+BE] is one of the eight Graduate Schools at the TU Delft. At A+BE PhD candidates obtain a doctorate in architecture, building technology, urbanism, landscape architecture, geomatics, management of the built environment and housing, covering aspects such as history, cultural heritage, and sustainability.
The Faculty of Architecture has an internationally renowned reputation. Its international focus and diverse body of students makes it a stimulating environment for ambitious PhD candidates who wish to obtain a doctoral degree from a leading design academy/research institute. PhD candidates benefit from close interaction with world-class researchers and educators and are well supervised throughout their education. A full time PhD project will normally take 4 years.
The TU Delft Graduate School provides general support for all PhD candidates at the TU Delft and sets a minimum set of rules and regulations, which applies to all faculty graduate schools. In addition, the Graduate School A+BE website shares what is specifically of relevance to our graduate school.
The TU Delft ranks third in the QS World University Rankings by Subject - Architecture / Built Environment.
19 July 2021
Students get to work on vertical horticulture in Kenya
Three students with different background worked together a unique Leiden-Delft-Erasmus universities minor program in Kenya aboiut vertical gardens. For Rebecca Baugh, Architecture student, it was her first opportunity to take part in the realisation of a full-scale project. ‘My first chance to be involved in the design of a full-sized project allowed me to learn about the nuances of working in a specific context and take local materials and needs into account.”
15 July 2021
Researchers draw attention to importance of good ventilation again
Currently, there is renewed attention for the importance of good ventilation to prevent the coronavirus from spreading. In a letter to Mark Rutte, twenty scientists, including several professors from our faculty, call on the outgoing prime minister to take ventilation more seriously as a measure against the spread of the corona virus.