South African-German Centre for Development Research

The Partners

University of the Western Cape, School of Government and Institute for Social Development
Both institutes at the University of the Western Cape are highly experienced partners in international cooperation. The research and teaching concentrates on land reform, on restructuring the agricultural sector, and on community-based natural resources management, plus social, economic and development policy.

www.uwc.ac.za/Faculties/EMS/ISD

Ruhr-University Bochum, Institute of Development Research and Development Policy (IEE)
The IEE is an interdisciplinary, central academic institution at Ruhr-University Bochum with regional focuses on sub-Saharan Africa and Central Asia. The IEE runs the interdisciplinary PhD programme in International Development Studies as well as the Master’s programme in Development Management in Bochum and Cape Town, respectively. The interdisciplinary degree programmes benefit directly from the close cooperation and collaboration in which the two universities have engaged for many years now.  

www.development-research.org