2nd module of IDEA League Doctoral School „Urban Systems“ in Singapore and Guangzhou (China)

Ivan Golod, Barbara Zaunbrecher (FuEne) and Teresa Schmidt (FuEco) took part in the second module of the Doctoral School in Singapore and Guangzhou from 9th to 20th November 2014. The three PhD candidates and 22 other PhD students of Aachen, Delft, Gothenburg, Zürich and Guangzhou spent the first part of the second module in Singapore. The Future Cities Lab of ETH Zurich hosted the group and gave the opportunity to attend lectures on urban planning. Among other famous sites, the students visited the highest apartment building and made an excursion to the port. 

The second part of the module took place in Guangzhou (China) at the South China University of Technology. The PhD students were able explored the mega city and local experts on urban and city planning gave lectures for them. The group was also given the opportunity to work on interdisciplinary research topics, which will be finalized in the last module in Aachen in January.