The year 2020 marks 20 years of IAAC. To celebrate, we are offering scholarships for IAAC´s Master in Robotics & Advanced Construction.

Course Details

The Master in Robotics and Advanced Construction trains a new generation of interdisciplinary professionals who are capable of facing our growing need for a more sustainable and optimised construction eco-system. The Master is focused on the emerging design and market opportunities arising from novel robotic and advanced manufacturing systems challenging the traditional processes in the Construction Sector. Specifically, it investigates how advances in robotics and digital fabrication tools change the way we build and develop processes and design tools for such new production methods. MRAC offers an international and multidisciplinary environment where engineers, designers, architects, craftsmen, academics and industry partners have the opportunity to rethink the construction industry.

Competition Details

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia announces every year a Scholarship Competition giving our master’s applicants the chance to win partial scholarships covering 50%, 30%, 20% of the tuition fee of each IAAC’s academic programme.

Project brief:

“How can new technologies shape the construction industry?” – Submit your proposal answering the question or analyzing a specific technological tool that you may think can revolutionize the building sector.

In order to participate, candidates interested in the MRAC Scholarship Competition must:

  • Submit your project in pdf format, A3 format, 3 pages max (max 8MB)
  • Hold a first-level academic diploma or Bachelor degree, or about to graduate within the academic year 2020/21.
  • Have a full proficient level in English.
  • Having completed the IAAC application process in full

Competition Deadline

Start date: 20th January 2020 – 00:00 (CET)
End date: 5th June 2020 – 23:59 (CET)

The Selection Committee

The Jury will be integrated by master programme Directors, faculty and special guests and professionals coming from the different topics to be addressed by the 6 competitions.  

Winners Announcement

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia will release the name of the winners on its official website in February 2020.

Application Form

For students who have already applied for a Master Programme, please send your scholarship submission to [email protected] Please use the email address linked to your IAAC Application. Subject line – IAAC Scholarship application.