About the Programme
- Course Details
The Master in City & Technology (MaCT) (1 or 2-year programme) is a unique programme oriented towards redefining the analysis, planning, and design of twenty-first-century cities and beyond. The programme 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.
- Competition Details
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) 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 Educational Programme.
- Project Brief
“Data Urbanism” – Develop a strategy for urban planning and design based on the overlapping of different types of data, for a city of their choice. The analysis and planning proposal must be based on a problematic that relates to the selected city’s relation to climate change.
In order to participate, candidates interested in the Scholarship Competition must fulfill the Eligibility Criteria as described in the IAAC Guide for Applicants.
- How to apply for the scholarship?
To apply, each candidate should visit the Application Portal, register, select the programme they wish to apply for, upload the necessary supporting documents and finally upload their Scholarship project proposal as an additional Supporting Document.
The full list of mandatory supporting documents to prepare for the Scholarship Competition are the following:
1) Letter of intent written in English
2) A Portfolio showcasing samples of your work in English
3) CV (Curriculum Vitae/ Resume).
4) Two letters of recommendation written in English
5) A scanned copy of your bachelor’s diploma.
6) A copy of your valid passport (or I.D. if you are a citizen of a member state of the EU.)
7) The scholarship project proposal which corresponds to the Selected Programme’s proposal topic.
Important: A 50€ Application fee (non-refundable) is to be paid to submit your application.
For more detailed information on the Supporting Documents listed above please consult the IAAC Guide for Applicants.
- Important Deadlines
Start date: 1st December 2022 – 00:00 (CET)
End date: 31st January 2023 – 23:59 (CET)
Winners announced: 17th February 2023
- Selection and Evaluation Process
Once an application is received, the Admissions Coordinator will start reviewing the submitted applications to check whether they meet all eligibility requirements. Once the eligibility check is completed, Applicants will be informed of the outcome by email.
For more information refer to the IAAC Guide for Applicants.
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 competitions.
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia will inform all applicants on the results of their scholarship application on February 17th, 2023.
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) is an education, research, production and dissemination center with the mission to shape the future habitat of our society, building it in the present.
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