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OPORTUNIDADE DE BOLSAS DE CURTA DURAÇÃO PARA PÓS-GRADUANDOS

Oportunidade de bolsas de curta duração para estudantes de pós graduação ou docentes em planejamento urbano e gerenciamento de terras vinculadas à ocupação informal ou ciências sociais, economia, administração pública.  

The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam together with the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy (LILP) are currently offering partial scholarships to selected professionals who undertake the post-graduate diploma course on Land Management and Informal Settlement Regularization (LMISR). 

About the Scholarship
The partial scholarship will be offered to applicants who meet the relevant criteria provided by the selection committee. The partial scholarship supports:
1. 50% of the tuition fee (€ 1,250) *
2. Accommodation costs during the course in Rotterdam
3. Health Insurance
4. International Travel Costs
5. Visa Costs, if applicable
6. Course Materials
*Note that the other 50% (€ 1,250) of the tuition fee (€ 2,500) must be raised and paid for by the candidate him/herself.
Eligibility
Candidates from relevant work and/or academic experience that operate and/or are decision-makers at the local, metropolitan and national government levels, are development professionals, belong to civic society groups and/or academic teaching experts.
Content of the programme
The LMISR course aims to enable participants to understand the underlying causes of informal occupation of land and slum formation, to acquire knowledge and skills to formulate policies that prevent new slum formation, and improve existing ones. Throughout the course two questions will guide the learning process:

1. How can we create options for low-income households so that they don’t have to resort to informality?
2. How can we use land based instruments creatively and effectively?
The programme is innovative and intensive in nature and demands a proactive attitude from participants. The students are engaged in a number of specially designed learning environments that comprise not only lectures, but also discussions and controversial policy debates, role-playing games, case study analysis, and practical exercises. The course is designed especially for those involved with and/or interested in land, housing and urban policies in developing countries and countries in transition. You may find more information on the IHS website: www.ihs.nl/lmisr.

To begin with your application, please make use of the IHS online application system via 
www.ihs.nl/login.

Duration of course: One month
Course dates: 7th July 2014 – 1st August 2014
Partial fellowship deadline: 1st May 2014
IHS LMISR course application deadline: 7 June 2014
Contact: IHS Admissions Office, 
admission@ihs.nl
Course coordinators: Carlos Morales-Schechinger c.morales@ihs.nl, Tikvah Breimer, t.breimer@ihs.nl.

We look forward to your application to the LMISR course and the partial fellowship. Please do not hesitate to contact me in case you have questions about the programme or the application procedure.

Kind regards,

Darren Baradhan
Marketing & Communication Officer
IHS Communication
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Ricardo Luiz Töws

Doutor em Geografia pelo PGE-UEM - Programa de Pós-Graduação em Geografia, membro do GEUR - Grupo de Estudos Urbanos e do Observatório das Metrópoles - Núcleo R.M.M. Professor do Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Paraná (IFPR Campus Avançado Astorga).
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