Programmes

Cooperating Programmes

Master Programmes

sam-6The research-oriented Master programmes of the CDR have been cooperating for years and generate their courses from the disciplines of economics and social science (particularly macroeconomics and political science) and the administrative sciences. Courses are supplemented with substantial inputs from the fields of project management and empirical social research. The programmes are theory-based with a strong empirical focus. More specific information about about individual Master Programmes at the DRD is available here:

 

PhD Programmes

3dUWC as well offers a PhD programme in Development Studies and in Public Policy. For more information please have a look at the PhD options at UWC (link below).

Since 2007 the IEE/Bochum (Germany) runs the international English-language programme PhD in International Development Studies (PhD IDS). It is a structured PhD-program with a strong interdisciplinary and international focus.

Candidates applying for PhD studies at the CDR will have the opportunity to take part in some of the coursework of the PhD IDS.

More specific information about the PhD option of the CRD is available here:

Latest News

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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Selection Results for the intake 2021

Dear applicants!

The selection for MA and PhD scholarships for the intake 2021 took place and if you have not been informed yet, your selection was not successful.

Individual selection result letters will be sent during the next 2 weeks! We wish you all the best for your future career!

Contact Details South Africa

School of Government, University of the Western Cape



Address:
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Cape Town, 7535, South Africa
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Republic of South Africa
Tel: 002721/959 3858

Contact Details Germany

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr-University Bochum


Address:
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