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Approval of Funding for German-Arab Joint Research, Training and Networking Programme

The project proposal "From Responsibility to Protect to Responsibility to Assist: Conflict, Reconstruction and Sustainable Development in the Middle East" has been approved for funding by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

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Congratulations Dr. Asif!

After successful defense of her PhD Thesis on Thursday, December 18, 2014, Farah Asif from Sialkot, Pakistan has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor(Ph.D.).

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IEE and ISS Sign Partnership Agreement

The Institute of Development Research and Development Policy and the International Institute of Social Sciences (ISS), University of Rotterdam, sign a Partnership Agreement for a Joint PhD Programme.

On 16 October 2014, Professor Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein and Professor Leo de Haan (Rector of ISS) signed a Partnership Agreement establishing a joint PhD programme.

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Congratulations Dr. Fatima!

After successful defense of her PhD thesis on Thursday, 30th October 2014, Syeda Tamkeen Fatima from Pakistan has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Congratulations Dr. Omolo!

On 15 July 2015, Alphonce Omolo from Kenia has been awarded the degree of a Doctor (Dr. phil.) at the Faculty for Philosophy and Educational Research at RUB in the field of Comparative Education. During his studies at RUB Alphonce Omolo was a member of the PhD Programme in International Development Studies (PhD IDS).

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Congratulations Dr. Udahemuka!

On 10 March 2014, Silas Udahemuka from Rwanda has been awarded the degree of a Doctor (Ph.D.) in International Development Studies (IDS). He received a DAAD-funded scholarship of the South African-German Centre for Development Research for his doctoral studies.

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Congratulations Dr. Villela Zavala!

Our student Carlos Villela Zavala from Honduras (grant holder of the RUB Research School) has been awarded the degree of a Doctor (Ph.D.) in International Development Studies (IDS) with a grade of 'summa cum laude'.

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Congratulations Dr. Samson Lembani!

DAAD Student Samson Lembani from Malawi has been awarded the degree of a Doctor (Ph.D.) in International Development Studies (IDS). He received a DAAD-funded scholarship of the South African-German Centre for Development Research for his doctoral studies.

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Congratulations Dr. Mekuriaw Bizuneh!

After successful defense of his PhD thesis on Wednesday, 17th July 2013, Abate Mekuriaw Bizuneh from Ethiopia has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Congratulations Dr. Lembani!

After successful defense of her PhD thesis on Friday, 21st June 2013, Martina Lembani from Malawi has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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