Wits-TUB Urban Lab bursaries available

Thursday, 26 July 2018
Wits-TUB Urban Lab bursaries available

The Wits-TUB Urban Lab has called for applications from prospective students for up to thirteen bursaries as part of its bilateral postgraduate studies programme.

The bilateral Wits-TUB Urban Lab programme, supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), seeks to improve graduate education in urban fields across sub-Saharan Africa.

Both lead partners - the Habitat Unit at the School of Architecture of the Technische Universit├Ąt Berlin, and the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of the Witwatersrand - offer a new urban-oriented graduate and postgraduate training and capacity building programme that will help to address the challenges of our contemporary global urban transititons.

The programme is offering a total of thirteen masters-level bursaries, each for one year of full-time study. These are detailed below.

General bursaries

Five bursaries are offered for students to undertake one of several programmes offered within the Wits School of Architecture and Planning in Johannesburg, supported by a bilateral programme with TU Berlin. These include:

  • MSc Development Planning (MSc DP)
  • Master of Urban Studies in the field of Sustainable Energy Efficient Cities - MUS (SEEC)
  • Master of Urban Studies in the field of Housing and Human Settlements - MUS (HHS)
  • Master of Urban Studies in the field of Urban Politics and Governance (MUS - UPG)
  • Master of Urban Studies in the field of Urban Management - MUS (US)

For more information on these bursaries, click here to download and read the call for applications document.

Urban management programme buraries

Eight bursaries are offered for students to undertake the new Master of Urban Studies in Urban Management programme offered in the Wits School of Architecture and Planning.

For more information on these bursaries, click here to download and read the call for applications document.

Application deadline

All applications are due by 30 September 2018.


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