Call for International Research Doctorate in Architecture and Urban Planning - Cycle 38

The Notice

The Notice for admission to the International Doctorate in Architecture and Urban Planning (I.D.A.U.P.) for the academic year 2022/2023 (XXXVIII Cycle) at the University of Ferrara and Polis University of Tirana (Albania)

Download the noticeDeadline: July, 25th 2022 h. 12.00 a.m. (Italian Time)

Download the sheet

Instructions for completing the online application form trough PICA System


NB: The project sheets relating to the topics defined by the Ministrial Decree 351/2022 and 352/2022 are visible on this webpage.


The course has been activated throughout an international agreement signed between the Università degli Studi di Ferrara (Italy) and the Polis University of Tirana (Albania). Slovak University of Technology (SLK), University Do Minho (PT) and Lawrence Technological University (Southfield, Michigan - USA) participate in training and researching activities provided for the Ph.D.

With grant 6 --
Research contracts -- 6
Intersectorials Doctorate (CNR - ISAAC) 1 --
Candidates holding a foreign government scholarship 2
Total 15

The research topics are available on the webpage of the PhD course. Selection application forms, together with all documents listed below, must be submitted using the online procedure

The choice made will be binding and determine the allocation of available places, which shall be awarded according to the order of final classification, until all places depletion. The Commission shall evaluate the Candidates’ qualifications and interview. For the acceptance of the admission application, each candidate must also have at least 2 recommendation letters written and signed by teachers, experts, researchers or professionals, qualified for the course’s topics. The interview will be conducted via conference call on the Internet: interviews will be held within September 16th, 2022. After the proceedings approval, the list shall be published on this web-page. Candidates admitted to the course will be enrolled by both Partner Institutions:


Polis University: information will be available on Programe Doktorature


Evaluation of Qualification

Interview results

Final ranking list



We inform all 38 cycle future UniFE PhD students that will available housing opportunities at discounted price rental. Information and request form will be published at the IUSS College page.

Expiry dates



Entry online

July 25th, 2022 at 12.00 a.m. (Italian Time)

Publication of qualification evaluation

See Commission and date page


See Commission and date page


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Replacement form

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