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Department of Spatial Planning

Dual PhD Program

The new jointly conducted PhD program is based on the current PhD programs of the School of Urban and Regional Planning (SURP) of the University of the Philippines (UP) and the School of Spatial Planning of TU Dortmund University (TUDO) in Germany, the largest planning faculty in Europe. The PhD program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and specialized skills appropriate for planning and planning-related positions in the academe, government, and private sector. 

The focus is on resilient urban development with special attention to informal settlers, disaster management, risks and hazards mitigation. It is open to Filipino and international graduate students from Southeast Asia. Preference will be given to full-time students. 

The Dual PhD program is open for applicants.

Please find further information here.