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

The Conference was the first joint Alumni Conference of all DAAD African Excellence Centres in Sub Sahara Africa (the Ghanian-German Centre for Development Studies at the University of Ghana, the Tanzanian-German Centre for Eastern African Legal Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, the Namibian-German Centre for Logistics at Namibia University of Science and Technology, the South African-German Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice at UWC, the Congolese-German Centre for Microfinance at the Congo Protestant University, Kinshasa, the East and South African-German Centre for Educational Research at the Moi-University, Kenya, and the Kenyan Centre for Mining, Environmental Engineering and Resource Management at Taita Taveta University College in Voi, Kenya), organized by the South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC), South Africa, together with the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE), Ruhr-University Bochum), Germany.

Out of about 70 applicants from different African Excellence Centres, 41 Alumni were selected to take part in the conference, together with about 20 researchers from participating Centres, 3 invited speakers, 2 DAAD representatives and 17 current DAAD students.

For more information please have a look at our IEE Newsletter No. 26 which will be published before Christmas.

 

On 2nd December 2017 we celebrated the graduation of our Master students in Cape Town, who took part in the "Bochum Programme of Development Management" at the South African-German Centre for Development Research. Congratulations to all of you!

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
Fax: +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294
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Website: www.development-research.org