AMS Urban Transitions: Reshaping Urban Districts

When 16 – 29 July 2017
Registration deadline 22 May, 2017
Where Amsterdam & Bologna
Organized by Climate-KIC
In collaboration with AMS Institute, Urban Centre Bologna, SENSE, University of Bologna, City of Amsterdam and City of Bologna

This intensive two-week PhD summer school aims to develop unconventional solutions for retrofitting districts, while optimizing energy efficiency, reinforcing the local communities engagement, and re-connect the site with its surroundings.

Two case studies in Amsterdam and Bologna will challenge participants to shape the urban landscape and its community by adopting innovative and practical solutions: one twin case study will focus on social housing districts in Amsterdam and Bologna and one twin case study will focus on city hospital districts in both cities.

Costs & Registration
The PhD Catapult is an integral part of Climate-KIC’s PhD programme, which means that fees are fully covered for Climate-KIC labelled students. For partcipants of Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions the SENSE graduate school and the fee is €400,00 euro. For all other participants (PhDs registered at an EU university, Researchers and Professionals) the following fee applies: €800,00 euro

Registration & Contact
Deadline for registration: 22 May 2017
General contact:
Italian week contact:

Find more information on the program and key-note speakers in the Catapult flyer [download]