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

10-year anniversary of the Centres of Excellence

On the occasion of the ten-year anniversary of the Centres of African Excellence initiative by the Federal Foreign Office and the DAAD, a large network meeting was held in Berlin.
There are now ten university Centres of African Excellence in Sub-Saharan Africa, set up to train highly qualified future managers and leaders in Africa by significantly contributing to the quality and relevance of selected disciplines at African universities, to the creation of research capacities to the establishment of networks between African universities and research institutes including German partners.

The SA-GER CDR Team in Berlin: (from left): Isioma Ille, Stefan Buchholz, Britta Niklas, Gabriele Bäcker, Mulugeta Dinbabo and Ina Conradie

For the achievements of the South African-German Centre for Development Research and for more information on the network meeting please have a look at the upcoming IEE-Newsletter (December 2018).

Call for Applications - 2nd Alumni Conference of all DAAD Centres of African Excellence

The second Alumni Conference of the DAAD African Excellence Centres will take place in Accra, Ghana, from 6th - 9th November 2018.

The Call for applications with the deadline 6th July 2018 can be found here.

Contact Details South Africa

School of Government, University of the Western Cape



Address:
Robert Sobukwe Road
Bellville
Cape Town, 7535, South Africa
Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535
Republic of South Africa
Tel: 002721/959 3858

Contact Details Germany

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


Address:
Universitätsstr. 105
Room 2.04
D-44789 Bochum, Germany
Tel: +49-(0)234 / 32-22418, -22243
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Website: www.development-research.org