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.

 

The application period for the PhD IDS Intake 2023 will start on 3 November 2022. The application deadline is 31 March 2023.
Applications have to be submitted via the online application platform:
https://public.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/ps/iee



News & Announcements:

Congratulations Dr. Holzberg!

 After successful defence of her PhD Thesis on Tuesday 11 October 2022, Britta Holzberg has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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Foto: Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein (IEE managing director), Dr. Britta Holzberg, Prof. Dr. Inge Hutter (ISS Rector), Prof. Dr. Peter Knorringa

Her thesis with the title "Decent Work in Textiles and Garment Production: Analysing the formation of glo-cal perspectives and practices in Egypt and Jordan" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Uta Wilkens, RUB, and Prof. Peter Knorringa, ISS, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

The public defence was held in The Hague, and the PhD degree has been awarded to Britta Holzberg under the joint PhD agreement between the ISS and the IEE, which has been signed in 2014.


Congratulations, Dr. Agbaam!

After successful defence of his PhD Thesis on Tuesday 24 May 2022, Callistus Akachabwon Agbaam from Ghana has been awarded the degree of a Philosophiae Doctor (Ph.D.).

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His thesis with the title "Determinants of Public Support for Social Protection in Ghana. A Micro-level Analysis" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Katja Bender and Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein. Prof. Dr. Markus Kaltenborn chaired the oral exam.

Congratulations, Dr. Vilmondes!

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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Her thesis with the title "Accountability Relations in Social Housing Programs: a comparative legal analysis of Brazilian and Chilean case studies" was supervised by Prof. Dr. Markus Kaltenborn and Prof. Dr. Katja Bender. Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Löwenstein chaired oral exam – the first online PhD defense at IEE.

PhD IDS: Contact

Seeger

Dr. Christina Seeger
Coordinator PhD-IDS

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Phone:  +49 (0)234 / 32-25153
Fax: +49 (0)234 / 32-14294