Wednesday, 13 June 2018 10:32

PhD positions in Urban studies: 7 days to the deadline!

Dear all,

only 7 days left for applying to our paid PhD positions in “Urban Studies and Regional Science” at the Gran Sasso Science Institute (l'Aquila, Italy). 8 positions are available; te position is for four years, starting in November 2018.


The methodological perspective in research and teaching is multidisciplinary. 

Approaches, methods and topics from diverse fields that constitute “urban studies”, such as human geography, spatial planning, urbanism, urban politics and policies, urban sociology and ethnography, are welcomed. In the same vein, we welcome applications from candidates more oriented towards regional science, such as economic geographers or economists, for instance. (Candidates do not need to have a background in both urban studies AND regional science; expertise in one of the two fields is enough!)


SCHOLARSHIP: The yearly amount of the scholarship is of € 16,160 gross.

FACILITIES AND BENEFITS: All PhD students will have: tuition fees waived; free accommodation at the GSSI facilities or a financial substitute of 350,00 Euros gross/month; free luncheon vouchers.

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Giulia Urso, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economic Geography
Social Sciences Unit

Via Michele Iacobucci, 2, 67100, L’Aquila, ITALY

Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office: +39(0)8624280420

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