In situ graduate school

For whom

The In Situ Graduate School on Delta Cities: Rethinking Practices of the Urban is intended for PhD Students or advanced masters’ students. All applicants must be committed to or actively working on original research projects that engage with the In Situ Graduate School theme.


The application deadline was Thursday 1 March 2018.

Selection procedure

The programme allows a maximum of 25 participants. Applicants will be informed of the committee’s decision by 1 May 2018 at the latest. The selection process will be based on the candidate’s application, and it seeks a balance in backgrounds. Please note that we will be unable to provide feedback and comments to those applicants not selected for participation.

Participation requirements

Selected participants agree to attend and participate in all events from 10-15 December 2018, including lectures, fieldtrips, and group presentations. Participants also agree to read pre-circulated background materials as generated by the Conveners (as relevant).

Language requirements

A working language of English is required and presentations will be in English. No translation/interpretation services will be available during the In Situ Graduate School.

Registration fee

Participants must pay the following registration fee: € 400.


Shared half-board accommodation (breakfast and lunch) for seven nights and two dinners are included for the selected participants.

Travel costs

Selected participants are expected to fund their own travel expenses. Limited (partial) scholarships are available. For more information, please see Financial Support. We recommend that you try to raise funds to cover your transportation and/or other expenses as early as possible.


After you have received the confirmation of your participation, you will receive further information about the payment of the registration fee (due 1 November 2018). You can pay with credit card (Master or Visa) or via bank transfer. 

Cancellation policy

Participation in the In Situ Graduate School can be cancelled free of charge until 60 days before the start. If cancellation occurs within 60 days prior to the start of the programme, the fee will not be refunded.


Participants can receive a certificate for the In Situ Graduate School.