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Workshop on the Global Financial Crisis in Zomba, Malawi

On October 29th, 2009, the South African - German Centre of Development Research and the University of Malawi held a workshop on the Global Financial Crisis in Zomba, Malawi. The broad interest in this subject was reflected by the number of participants. Over forty participants from governmental and non-governmental organizations discussed the global effects of the economic crisis as well as the effects on the Malawian economy.

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"Wilhelm-Hollenberg-Preis" for Dr. Katja Serova

Dr. Katja Serova, former staff member of the IEE and still cooperating with us, has been awarded the Wilhelm-Hollenberg Prize for her PhD Thesis "Die Modellierung der Migration auf Makroebene: Theoretische Analyse und Fallstudie der Auswanderung aus der Republik Südafrika".

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More scholarships for the MADM Bochum

For the 2010 intake of the MA in Development Management 5 additional scholarships are available for students from developing countries. Scholarships are awarded by Ruhr-University Bochum and financed through the "Landesstipendienprogramm" of the MIWFT of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

DAAD Centre of Excellence opened in South Africa

The South African-German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice was officially opened in Cape Town on 2 April. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu gave the keynote speech. The Centre in Cape Town offers study courses in development research and criminal justice.

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Habemus Doctores!

Tobias Bidlingmaier and Sanjay Gorkhali completed their doctoral studies with the disputation of 2 February 2009. Congratulations!

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