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Corona Information:
All RUB-wide new regulations for operations under Covid 19 conditions are regularly updated and successively posted at https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en/current-information-about-corona. Please keep yourself informed also by checking out the general information page as well as target group-specific pages for students, members of the teaching staff and employees.
IEE staff can be contacted as usual – preferably by e-mail or phone first as staff members are at least partly working from home.


Welcome to the website of the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (German acronym: IEE) of the Ruhr-University Bochum.


  • 25-05-2021

    Call for Scholarship Applications at the South African-German Centre for Development Research!

    The Call for (MA) scholarship applications for the intake 2022 at the SA-GER CDR is still open!

    Details of the Call can be found on the Website: www.cdr-sa.org in the respective "How to apply" sections of the Masters Development Studies and Masters Public Administration.

    The deadline is 20th June 2021.

  • 12-05-2021

    Call for Applications - Alumni Conference 2021

    "Implementing the SDGs – Practical Challenges, Creative Solutions and Best Practices for Knowledge Transfer and Policy Learning"

    The conference will take place online from 12-14 November 2021 and is hosted by the Master’s Programme in International and Development Economics at HTW Berlin in cooperation with the MA Development Management, IEE, at Ruhr University Bochum, and the Small Enterprise Promotion and Training (SEPT), University of Leipzig.

    Deadline for proposals: 7 July 2021.

    Please find more information in the Call for Applications.

  • 01-03-2021

    Congratulations, Dr. Vilmondes!

    2021 03 Vilmondes s
    After successful defence of her PhD Thesis on Wednesday 25 February 2021, Mariana Vilmondes from Brazil has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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  • 07-10-2020

    10th UN-Research Colloquium on "The UN and Resources" at the IEE

    united nations 1184119 1920This week, the 10th UN-Research Colloquium on "The UN and Resources" takes place at the IEE. It was jointly organised by the Working Group on Young UN Research in the United Nations Association of Germany (Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen, 'DGVN'), the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE) and the Institute for International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict (IFHV) of the Ruhr-University Bochum (RUB).

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  • 16-07-2020

    Congratulations, Dr. Al Asadi!

    2020 07 Al Asadi s
    After successful defence of his PhD Thesis on Wednesday 15 July 2020, Mohammad Al Asadi from Syria has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Institute of Development Research and Development Policy
Ruhr University Bochum

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D-44789 Bochum

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Phone:   +49-(0)234 / 32-22418
or   32-22243
Fax:   +49-(0)234 / 32-14-294

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Latest Publications

Elkhan R. Sadik-Zada and Andrea Gatto: The puzzle of greenhouse gas footprints of oil abundance, in: Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, Volume 75, 2021, 100936 (online available)

Raffael Beier: From Visible Informality to Splintered Informalities. Reflections on the Production of ‘Formality’ in a Moroccan Housing Programme, in: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research (online first)

More information: "Publications / New Publications"