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The new Call for (MA) scholarship applications for the intake 2022 is now open!

The new Call for scholarship applications for the intake 2022 is now open.

This year only Master scholarships are published. We can NOT offer PhD scholarships for the intake 2022.

Details of the Call can be found in the respective sections of the Masters Development Studies and Masters Public Administration.

The deadline is 20th June 2021. Only applications submitted via the online application form are eligible.

DAAD Alumni are the 2020 African Region Champions of the WECC

Our DAAD Alumni (Langton Moyo, Melisa Dlamini, Evans Sakyi Boadu and Philip Nyasha Fungurai) are the 2020 African Region Champions of the World Evaluation Case Competition (WECC). In this annual competition targeting Young Emerging Evaluators (YEE) from across the globe, our Alumni were representing South Africa, through the University of the Western Cape, and competed against 16 teams from across the world including Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, India, Italy, Mexico, United Kingdom, Yemen and the United States of America. The African countries that took part in the competition comprised of South Africa, Kenya, Morocco and Cameroon, with students from the International Relations Institute of Cameroon, Daystar University, Maseno University and National Forestry School of Engineering.

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As part of the competition, they had to prepare a Program Evaluation Proposal for the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation project on ''How to curb the spread of Human Trafficking in Vietnam during the Covid-19 Pandemic'', targeting Sustainable Development Goal 5, 8 and 16.

Congratulations!

UWC Centres of Excellence training workshop on the new DigiFace digital teaching and learning platform

Ruth Knoblich, DAAD Lecturer in Development Research at UWC reports on the UWC Centres of Excellence training workshop in December 2020:

In the first week of December 2020, the two UWC DAAD Centres of Excellence – the South African-German Centre for Development Research SA-GER CDR and the South African German Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice TRANSCRIM – took part in a training workshop on the use of the new DigiFace digital teaching and learning platform. Colleagues from Nelson Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, who are managing partners of the DigiFace project, organized and run the training workshop in a venue close to Cape Town.

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