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New Call for scholarship applications at the SA-GER CDR open until 31st July 2017

The Call for applications for Master and PhD Scholarships (see Scholarships) is now open until 31st July 2017.

All applicants have to fill in an online application form.
Any applications sent via email or as a hard copy are not eligible!! Please go to the "How to apply" section of the respective programme you are interested in in order to get access to the online application form, or click here in order to get to the "How to apply page" directly

for the Master in Development Studies

for the Master In Public Administration

for the PhD in Development Studies or Public Policy

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Sub-Saharan Africa and Germany

DAAD is offering approximately 10 Postdoctoral Fellowships in 2014 at DAAD supported Centres of Excellence in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Additionally DAAD offers 10 Postdoctoral Fellowships in Germany for former DAAD In-Region / In-Country Scholarship Holders from Sub-Saharan Africa

For more information, please have a look at the Fellowship Announcement for Sub-Saharan Africa or the Fellowship Announcement for Germany.

The Application Form can be downloaded here:

Application Form Postdoc Sub-Saharan Africa

Application Form Postdoc Germany

Congratulations Dr. Udahemuka!

On 10 March 2014, Silas Udahemuka from Rwanda has been awarded the degree of a Doctor (Ph.D.) in International Development Studies (IDS). He received a DAAD-funded scholarship of the South African-German Centre for Development Research for his doctoral studies.

2014-03 Udahemuka
Prof. Dr. Löwenstein, Prof. Dr. Voß, Silas Udahemuka, PhD, and PD Dr. Karduck

His thesis, "A Big Push to Break Rural Household Poverty Trap? Millennium Villages Case Study with Emphasis on Agriculture“ has been supervised by PD Dr. Stefan Karduck, University of Cologne, and Prof. Dr. Werner Voß, Ruhr-University Bochum.