School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development (SAPPD), ITB, is looking for three students to enroll in Program Pendidikan Magister Menuju Doktor untuk Sarjana Unggul (PMDSU) in the field of Regional and City Planning, with the interest on “Urban and Infrastructure Mega Projects” for academic year 2017/2018. The topics being offered are:
Topic 1: Land Development and Urban Large scale Infrastructure
Topic 2: The impact of urban transportation infrastructure development toward economic growth, accessibility and social equality.
Topic 3: Planning and politics of infrastructure/ urban/ special region megaprojects
Candidates will select one of the topics above as his/her dissertation topic. Students will directly do the dissertation research or do the thesis as part of the dissertation. The master and doctoral studies will be done continuously for 4-5 years. Within this period of time, students are expected to be able to publish their researches on 2 (two) international journals.
As recipients of PMDSU, students will receive full support for tuition fee, living expenses, research cost, seminar cost and national and international publications, cost of sandwich program in selected partner universities abroad, and the cost of participation in capacity building of prospect researchers. The partner universities are among other: University of Melbourne, the University of Sydney, University of Groningen, University of Twente, University of Florida, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Kyoto University, and Hiroshima University.
Requirements for recipients of 2017 PMDSU of Master Program in Regional and City Planning ITB
Graduates of Undergraduate Program in Regional and City Planning (or similar field) within the last three years (January 2014 – July 2017).
Undergraduate GPA > 3,25
Have the capability of good English writing and oral shown with score minimum of 575 (ITP), 80 (IBT) and 6 (IELTS)
Pass the selection of Master Program in Regional and City Planning, ITB (http://usm.itb.ac.id/wp/?page_id=549)
Follow the selection for Program Pendidikan Magister Menuju Doktor untuk Sarjana Unggul (PMDSU), Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education (Kemristekdikti) (http://www.sps.itb.ac.id/in/pmdsu/)
Upon the completion of the study, students are willing to bind with the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education for the period of duration of study plus one year (n + 1).
Applicants should have the insight on the intended topic. Applicants with experiences in English scientific research and writing and with working experiences will be prioritized.
Phase 1: 8 Februari-6 April 2017
Phase 2: 10 April-2 June 2017 (depending on the needs)
Registration and Selection
Send the letter of application along with the proposal of preliminary doctoral research (1-3 pages), CV (including research experiences and publication), example of scientific article in Englich (if any) and other supporting/strengthening attachment to hwinarso(at)p.itb.ac.id, syabri(at)pl.itb.ac.id and d.hudalah(at)sappk.itb.ac.id;
Register online and follow the procedure of selection as candidate of Master in Regional and City Planning students, including interview (http://usm.itb.ac.id); and
When the registration is opened, register and follow the procedure of selection as candidate to receive PMDSU scholarships from the Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education (http://budi.ristekdikti.go.id/pmdsu/).
For further information related to the scholarships and topics offered, please contact Prof. Haryo Winarso for Topic 1, Ibnu Syabri, Ph.D. for Topic 2 and Delik Hudalah, Ph.D. for Topic 3.