The 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:
UWC 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:
Our PhD Student Davison Muchadenyika again published a paper which is titled: Politics and the practice of planning: The case of Zimbabwean cities. It can be accessed here.
Davison Muchadenyika, PhD candidate at CDR published a new paper titled 'Multi-Donor Trust Funds and Fragile States: Assessing the Aid Effectiveness of the Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund'.
Research for this paper was largely conducted during Davison worked on his Master thesis for the Bochum Programme of Development Management.