TRUST/ARL Research Training Program Excellence-oriented Promotion of Young Researchers in the Field of
"Spatial Transformation"

To ensure an excellence-oriented, interdisciplinary and structured promotion of young researchers in the field of spatial transformation, the ARL has joined together with the Research Initiative “TRUST Transdisciplinary Rural and Urban Spatial Transformation” of Leibniz University Hannover (LUH) to run an interdisciplinary Research Training program. The individual doctoral projects focus on aspects of spatial change in urban and rural areas from the perspective of engineering, social sciences, natural sciences or ecology.

Structure of the program



Cohort 1 (2015 -2018)

Cohort 2 (2020 -2022)

Board of directors, Advisory Board and Coordination Office