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Interview with Dr. Anja Zorob on the Civil War in Syria

Dr. Anja Zorob has been interviewed by Arte Journal on the ongoing civil war in Syria.

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Development Management in Practice: Master Students Reaching Out to South African Township Community

Thirteen Master students of the Bochum Program of Development Management at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in South Africa recently started to work together with the Iliso Care Society (ICS), a non-profit organization supporting various community development activities in the township of Khayelitsha near Cape Town.

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MADM Student Presenting Paper at Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2013

Ardhilla Parama Arta from Indonesia, student of the MA in Development Management and DAAD scholarship holder, has been selected as participant of the Southeast Asian Studies Symposium 2013 at the University of Oxford (9 - 10 March 2013).

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Celebration of 10 Years of Cooperation

On Friday, 8 February 2013, the Institute of Development Research and Development Pollicy (IEE) of Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and the School of Government (SoG) and Institute for Social Development (ISD) of the University of the Western Cape (UWC) celebrated "10 Years of Cooperation" at the UWC in Cape Town/South Africa.

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Doing Field Research in Afghanistan - a Personal Account

2013-02 AziziMy name is Kawoon Azizi. I am assistant lecturer at the Economics Faculty of Nangarhar University (Afghanistan). Since 2011, I am also a student in the MSc in Management and Economics program at Ruhr University Bochum (RUB). Currently, I am conducting the field research for my Master thesis in Afghanistan, which is a compulsory part of my studies at RUB.

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Prof. Dr. Löwenstein Appointed Vice Rector

Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein, Managing Director of the IEE, has been appointed as Vice-Rector Planning, Structure and Finance of Ruhr-University Bochum in December 2012.

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Bachelor Upgrading for Afghan Lecturers: New Group Arrived

The IEE is happy to welcome eleven new participants of the Bachelor Upgrading Programme in Management and Economics to Bochum!

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Congratulations Dr. Wondimagegnhu!

After successful defense of his PhD thesis on Monday, 28th January 2013, Beneberu Assefa Wondimagegnhu from Ethiopia has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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PhD IDS Student Selected Member of AGGN

Silas Udahemuka, participant of the PhD in International Development Studies and scholarship holder of the Development Research Division of the South African - German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice, has been selected as a new member of the African Good Governance Network (AGGN).

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IEE Executive Director Dr. Baecker on YouTube

During the 25th Anniversary Conference 'Paths of Change: Development through Education' of the DAAD Postgraduate Courses for Professionals with Relevance to Developing Countries, Dr. Gabriele Baecker, Executive Director of the IEE, talked about 10 years of experience with the MA in Development Management programme.

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