Hot topics

Some research programs like to attract candidates for specific topics. These topics are carefully chosen to help develop the research program in a desired direction and for which supervision capacity is available.

Architecture and Democracy: Institutions

Call for PhD proposals 

The Jaap Bakema Study Centre, together with the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology and Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam invite PhD proposals to expand the Architecture and Democracy programme.

This PDF contains the PhD call and requirements. 

Planning and Design for the just city

The Summer School Planning and Design for the Just City will take place from 11 to 22 JULY 2022 at the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. The deadline for applications is May 1st 2022.

This link contains the PhD call and requirements.

Department of Architecture 2021-2022 

Open invitation for PhD dissertation proposals 

Under the auspices of the Graduate School of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment (Delft University of Technology), the Department of Architecture invites PhD dissertation proposals to help expand its doctoral portfolio. We invite all interested academic and/or professional candidates who are qualified to pursue PhD-level research work aligned with the Department’s research agenda. 

This PDF contains the PhD call and requirements. 

Housing Institutions & Governance

Housing is a key topic in urban development and welfare. Housing and in particular affordable housing is an urgent issue across the globe. For new housing solutions research is necessary, in particular comparative research, since countries can learn much from each other.

The research group Housing Institutions & Governance welcomes PhD-candidates to join the group. Prof. Marja Elsinga is the chair holder and will be promotor for the projects. Dr. Joris Hoekstra and Dr. Marietta Haffner are senior researchers in the group and very experienced daily supervisors for PhD-projects. See also: Comparitive Housing research Expertise Centre 

At the moment we have no funded positions, but we welcome PhD-candidates bringing their own scholarship/funding.

The research topics are: 

Housing Market Dynamics

Housing market analyses aims to unravel the functioning of the housing market by focussing on demand, supply and price and their interdependence. In order to identify structural changes, both quantitative modelling orientated research as qualitative research is conducted, taking into account the role of different tenures, government policies and the role of financial institutions on the housing market. 

The research group Housing Market Dynamics welcomes PhD-candidates to join the group. Prof. P.J. Boelhouwer is the chair holder and will be promotor for the projects. Dr. Harry Boumeester, Dr. Harry van der Heijden and Dr. Sylvia Jansen are senior researchers in the group and very experienced daily supervisors for PhD-projects. See also: Expertisecentrum woningwaarde


At this the moment we have no funded positions, but we welcome PhD-candidates bringing their own scholarship/funding.

The research topics are: 

Management in the Built Environment

The Department of Management in the Built Environment (MBE) has announced calls on its website. Applications related to these calls are welcome.

Urbanism

Urbanism announces calls on its website regularly. Applications related to these calls are welcome. 

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