International Doctoral Programme “Urban Regeneration and Economic Development” (URED)

Università of Reggio Calabria Mediterranea - Cultural Heritage Urban Design and Planning (PAU) Department

In 2012,The Università Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria launched the first cycle of the International Doctorate Programme in "Urban Regeneration and Economic Development" (URED). URED is an international and interdisciplinary PhD programme based on a high training agenda focused on new approaches in delivering and implementing integrated urban policy and local economic development strategies. The URED is an initiative promoted by the international research network, which was established from 2011 to 2014 within the CLUDs research project under the Seventh Framework Programme Marie Curie IRSES 2010 and funded by European Social Fund Calabria Region Operational Program.The Network has been confirmed within the new research International project MAPS-LED ( Multidisciplinary approach to plan Smart specialisation strategies for local Economic development) HORIZON 2020 – Marie Skłodowska-Curie RISE, for the period 2015-2019. The URED programme is built on the two objectives firstly shared by the CLUDs and currently by MAPS-LED project, 1. Improving innovation and knowledge economy in the field of urban regeneration process by introducing new financial urban management tools and 2. Strengthening research partnerships through Mobility of researchers by focusing on activities related to the research project, the URED extends the topics towards a stronger between urban regeneration and local economic development.

Please find further details, including information about how to apply below:

PRE-Info Application: URED PhD Programme 2016-2019

International Doctoral Program brochure

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