PhD programme

Urban Development and Governance

Study programme

The PhD on Urban Development & Governance is a 4-year flexible trajectory programme which fuses urban management with governance. 

Why study this programme?

Part of the Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities (EGSH), the PhD programme offers a chance to earn your doctoral degree from the high-ranking Erasmus University (#72 globally). Participants learn from and with urban policy advisers and real-life cases, connect with like-minded people from all over the world and expand their professional network.

Career prospectives

IHS graduates work in the fields of urban academia, international consultancy, local and national governments and non-governmental organisations.