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.

 

For the PhD IDS 2018 intake (for the programme start in November 2018) we will only accept online applications until 30 April 2018.



News & Announcements:

7th PhD Conference on International Development - Call for Abstracts

The IEE’s PhD students are organising the 7th PhD Conference on International Development, which is to take place 8-9 November 2018 in Bochum. This travelling event  is part of IEE's cooperation with the School of International Development (DEV), University of East Anglia, the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, both UK, the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University of Rotterdam, NL, the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), as well as the Institute of Political Science (IfP), both University Duisburg-Essen.

Attendance is not limited to PhD students of the partner institutes. PhD candidates at all stages of their PhD project are welcome to attend the conference and present their work.

The Call for Abstracts is now open (PDF download).

Congratulations, Dr. Rosenberger!

After successful defense of his PhD Thesis on Friday, 9th February 2018, Sascha Rosenberger from Paraguay has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

2018 02 PhD RosenbergerProf. Dr. Heike Mónika Greschke, Sascha Rosenberger, Prof. Dr. Eva Gerharz

His thesis with the title "Grounded in Paraguay: An Appropriation Theory of ICTs and Education for Development" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Eva Gerharz and Prof. Dr. Heike Mónika Greschke.

Welcome to the 11th Intake of the PhD IDS!

With an informal opening reception on 20 November, the IEE welcomed the new intake of the PhD programme in International Development Studies (PhD IDS). The interdisciplinary, structured PhD programme was first launched in 2007. 

2017 11 PhD Opening

This year, the IEE is happy to welcome four new full members of the PhD IDS programme: Ulemj Dovchin from Mongolia, Om Ki from Myanmar, Will Wright from the USA, and Katharina Girndt from Germany.

We wish all new PhD candidates much success for their doctoral studies and research projects!

PhD IDS: Contact

BaeckerDr. Gabriele Bäcker

BeierRaffael Beier

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