The College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver is currently seeking applicants for several fully-funded positions in our PhD in Geography, Planning, and Design program. Accepted students will receive tuition, a living stipend, and opportunities to teach and do research alongside faculty from the College and from across the university. The application deadline for Fall 2020 admission is February 2, 2020.

We are seeking a diversity of applicants, but are particularly interested in prospective students who have research interests in the following areas:

  • Climate and disaster risk governance
  • Community development and urban politics
  • Green infrastructure planning and design
  • Urban transportation equity
  • Land use and environmental conflict

The PhD in Geography, Planning, and Design is the only doctoral program in planning, architecture, or landscape architecture in the state of Colorado. Since 1997, the program has trained students to become high-impact faculty members, professionals, and intellectual leaders in fields that address urgent social and environmental issues.

By integrating the fields of Geography, Planning, and Design, our doctoral students receive an innovative educational experience that enables cutting-edge research and professional contributions.

Visit our website or contact PhD Director Jeremy NĂ©meth at