PhD IDS

PhD IDS

PhD in International Development Studies

phdSince winter 2007, the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy has been offering an international English-language PhD programme in International Development Studies. It is implemented by the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy on behalf of the Faculties of Geography, Law, Social Science, and Economics. Up to 10 PhD candidates are accepted to the programme annually. The programme builds on three fundamental pillars: It is a structured PhD programme with a strong interdisciplinary and international focus.

 

The application period for the PhD IDS Intake 2023 will start on 3 November 2022. The application deadline is 31 March 2023.
Applications have to be submitted via the online application platform:
https://public.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/ps/iee



News & Announcements:

Congratulations Dr. Ali Zaidi! !

After successful defence of his PhD Thesis on Monday, 19 December 2022 Muhammad Ali Zaidi has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).
His thesis with the title "
Brokering ʻdevelopmentʼ and representing the ʻpoorʼ: An anthropological understanding of NGOs in southern Pakistan " was supervised by Prof. Dr. Eva Gerharz and Prof. Dr. Rixta Wundrak. Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein, speaker of the PhD Programme in International Development Studies chaired the oral exam.

Congratulations Dr. Wright!

After successful defence of his PhD Thesis on Tuesday 6 December 2022 Will Wright has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Foto: Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Heintze, Dr. Will Wright, Prof. Dr. Pierre Thielbörger

His thesis with the title " Norm Clusters of Non-State Armed Groups: Mapping and Understanding the Limits of Warfare as Understood by Non-State Armed Groups " was supervised by Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Heintze and Prof. Dr. Pierre Thielbörger. Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein, speaker of the PhD Programme in International Development Studies chaired the oral exam.

Congratulations Dr. Holzberg!

 After successful defence of her PhD Thesis on Tuesday 11 October 2022, Britta Holzberg has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Foto: Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein (IEE managing director), Dr. Britta Holzberg, Prof. Dr. Inge Hutter (ISS Rector), Prof. Dr. Peter Knorringa

Her thesis with the title "Decent Work in Textiles and Garment Production: Analysing the formation of glo-cal perspectives and practices in Egypt and Jordan" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Uta Wilkens, RUB, and Prof. Peter Knorringa, ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

The public defence was held in The Hague, and the PhD degree has been awarded to Britta Holzberg under the joint PhD agreement between the ISS and the IEE, which has been signed in 2014.


PhD IDS: Contact

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Dipl.-Ök. Britta Niklas
Coordinator PhD-IDS

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