The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia – IAAC, wants to support the development of the field of urbanism, urban planning, and urban design by advancing technologies for the formation of the future urban environments. For this reason, IAAC and its industry collaborators offer a partial scholarship to study in IAAC’s Master in City & Technology which begins in October 2021!

The objective of this initiative is to prepare the new professionals and urban technologists for the creation of applied visions and urban design solutions responding to the current environmental, economic and social challenges. Using real case studies and in collaboration with the industry, city administrations and the European Commission, the scholarship recipient will work on cities through the creation of responsive, decentralized, productive, digital and hyper-connected systems.

If you have a bachelor’s degree and you are enthusiastic about urbanism, data-science, and urban technologies, then this is your master’s degree! You have until March 15th to send your scholarship application!

About the Master

IAAC’s Master in City & Technology is a unique program oriented towards redefining the analysis, planning, and design of twenty-first-century cities and beyond. The program offers expertise in the design of digitally enhanced, ecological and human-centered urban environments by intersecting the disciplines of urbanism and data science. Taking place in Barcelona, the capital of urbanism, the Master in City & Technology is training the professionals that city administrations, governments, industries, and communities need, to transform the urban environment in the era of big data.

Description of the Scholarship

Industry Scholarship: 50% Partial Scholarship on the tuition fee (normal tuition fee for non-scholarship positions is : € Non-EU: 18.750€ // EU: 15.000€)

Recipient of the scholarship: Architects, Urbanists, Designers, Computer Scientists, Engineers, Data Scientists, Entrepreneurs, Economists.

Duration of the program: 9 Months – From October 2021 to June 2022 // Full time – Classes are only held in the afternoons to permit part-time professional activities. 

Language of the Master: English.

Submission Deadline: 15th of March 2021

Winner announcement: 31st of March 2021

Required Application Documents

Required Documents for applying to the scholarship: 

    • Letter of intent (1 A4 page);
    • Curriculum Vitae- CV;
    • A Portfolio (up to 10 MB) – Applicants who do not have an academic background in design (such as data science, economics, engineering, management, etc), the portfolio is not mandatory but samples of previous projects and research developed related to cities will be required as part of the scholarship application process;
    • A scanned copy of the applicant’s previous diploma;
    • A scanned copy of the applicant’s valid passport.

 To apply for the scholarship, please complete the application form below.

Competition Deadlines

Submission Deadline: 15th of March 2021 – 23:59 (CET)
Winners announced: 31st of March 2021 – 23:59 (CET)

Scholarship Application Form