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    UWC Centres of Excellence training workshop on the new DigiFace digital teaching and learning platform
    14.12.2020 DIGI-FACE, SA-GER CDR Ruth Knoblich

    In the first week of December 2020, the two UWC DAAD Centres of Excellence – the South African-German Centre for Development Research SA-GER CDR and the South African German Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice TRANSCRIM – took part in a training workshop on the use of the new DigiFace digital teaching and learning platform. Colleagues […]

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    DAAD’s Secretary General Dr. Dorothea Rüland, RUB’s Rector Prof. Dr. Axel Schölmerich and Chancellor Dr. Christina Reinhardt visited the South African-German Centre for Development Research
    20.03.2020 General - DAAD, SA-GER CDR Ruth Knoblich

    In early 2020, South Africa has welcomed and hosted the ’27th Delegation Visit for Leaders of German Higher Education Management’, organized by the International DAAD Academy. In the second week of March, 20 Presidents, Vice Chancellors and Registrars from German universities visited South African higher education and research institutions, ministries and the National Research Foundation […]

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    Digitalization-Kick-off: New Digital Infrastructure for the Network of the DAAD Centres of Excellence
    09.03.2020 DIGI-FACE, SA-GER CDR Ruth Knoblich

    On March 3-6, 2020 the Kick-off Meeting of the new digitalization project DigiFace took place at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth. DigiFace – short for “Digital Initiative for African Centres of Excellence” – is a new project funded by DAAD that aims at supporting and facilitating higher education learning and research at all DAAD […]

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    Call for applications – International Alumni Conference
    27.03.2017 General - DAAD, SA-GER CDR Britta

    The South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR) at UWC/Cape Town (South Africa) together with the Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE) of Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany) is happy to host the international conference “Tackling the root causes of displacement in Sub Sahara Africa” taking place 26 November – 01 December 2017 in […]

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    Networking Visit of Prof. Julian May at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn
    18.12.2016 GGCDS, SA-GER CDR Brendan Proctor

    As part of the networking activities between the Ghanaian-German Center for Development Studies (GGCDS) and the South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR), the South African director Prof. Julian May visited ZEF, the German collaborating partner of the GGCDS, on December 15, 2016.  At ZEF he met with colleagues to discuss possibilities of future […]

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    New Publications at the South African-German Centre for Development Research
    05.12.2016 SA-GER CDR Britta

    Davison Muchadenyika, PhD candidate at the SA-GER CDR published a new paper titled ‘Multi-Donor Trust Funds and Fragile States: Assessing the Aid Effectiveness of the Zimbabwe Multi-Donor Trust Fund’. Research for this paper was largely conducted during Davison worked on his Master thesis for the Bochum Programme of Development Management. Davison is one of the most […]

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    New Scholarship holders selected for the intake 2017!
    10.10.2016 SA-GER CDR Britta

    Protests at South African Universities For the intake 2017 the selection committee of the SA-GER CDR selected 4 Master and 2 Phd Students out of 230 Master and 196 PhD applications to commence their studies at the South African-German Centre for Development Research in January 2017. We hope that they will be able to start […]

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    Alumni SA-GER CDR: My Experience as a MILEAD 2015 Fellow
    08.08.2016 SA-GER CDR Britta

    Chifundo Patience Chilera, MADM graduate and South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR) scholarship holder from Malawi from the 2012-2014 intake, has been selected as a fellow of one of Africa’s most influential young women leadership initiatives. She shares her experience of being a fellow of such a distinguished group. In May 2015, the […]

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    South African-German Centre for Development Research (SA-GER CDR) – UWC/Cape Town
    02.07.2016 SA-GER CDR Brendan Proctor

    6 new scholarship holders commenced their studies in January 2016 In august 2015 the selection committee of the SA-GER CDR selected 4 Master and 2 PhD students out of 478 applicants for a Centre scholarship of 2 (MA) respectively 3 (PhD) years. In January 2016 the 6 new scholarship holders commenced their studies at the […]

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    The South African German Centre for Development Research
    20.06.2016 SA-GER CDR Brendan Proctor

    The South African Centre for Development Research at the University of the Western Cape offers a research oriented degree programme, including a Master and a PhD course. Each year students can apply for scholarships in both programmes. The German partner University is the Ruhr Universität Bochum. Find out more about the centre here: https://www.african-excellence.de//centres/south-africa/development-research/

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