IDAUP - International Doctorate Architecture and Urban Planning 39th Cycle (english)

International PhD Programme – XXXIX cycle

International Consortium Agreement between:

Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Dipartimento di Architettura (Home Institution)
Polis University, Tirana (ALB)

with Associate Members 2023 (teaching agreement)
University do Minho, Guimaraes (POR)

Slovak University of Technology / Institute of Management, Bratislava (SLK);

Lawrence Technological University / CAD, Southfield, MI (USA).

and the

Industrial Partner

FOCCHI SpA, (Focchi Group), Poggio Torriana, Rimini (ITA)

PhD Programme Coordinator: Prof. Roberto Di Giulio
Vice-PhD Programme Coordinator: Prof. Besnik Aliaj
DA Deputy Vice-Coordinator - DA PhD Programme Supervisor: Prof. Theo Zaffagnini

POLIS University PhD Programme Supervisor: Dr. Llazar Kumaraku

Final title granted: Double degree, namely a multiple diploma of PhD in “Architecture and Urban Planning”

Duration: 3 Years
Admission: Academic qualifications and interview
Official language of the PhD Programme: English
Study abroad: At least 6 months over three years


1. Architecture
2. Urban planning