Bourses d’étude : Bochum 2018 – The Ruhr-University Bochum

Type de bourse
Bourse d'études
Niveau d'études
Date début de candidature
01 mai 2017
Date fin de candidature
30 sept. 2017


Bourses d’étude : Bochum 2018 – The Ruhr-University Bochum


The Ruhr-University Bochum is located in the industrial heart of Germany. With more than 40,000 students (more than 3,000 of them international students) and a staff of 5,600, the Ruhr-Uni- versity Bochum is one of the most diversified German universities. Various central facilities, such as the university library, and relaxation opportunities like the botanical gardens, are open to all students. Furthermore, the Ruhr area is one of the most culturally interesting regions in Europe, and numerous parks and green areas form a natural attraction.

The aim of the 18-month MA in Development Management is the training of professionals to meet the increasing need for experts in programme and project management that has emerged in interna- tional development cooperation.

The course provides the student with the necessary tools to deal with practical problems of managing development programmes and projects. Elements of the curriculum are:

an introduction to relevant theories in social science and economics methods of empirical social research and project cycle management the application of theoretical and methodological knowledge

Target group :

Young professionals from all over the world with a BA or relevant degree and practical experience with relevance to development management..

Entry requirements :

• BA or relevant degree in political science, social science, law, eco- nomics, geography, or in other subjects related to the planning and evaluation of development programmes and projects

• At least two years career experience in a relevant field; preference is given to candidates whose employers offer a reintegration guarantee

• Minimum certified proficiency in written and spoken English: • TOEFL (79-80 iBT equivalent to 213 CBT) or IELTS (Band 6.0)

Degree awarded :

Master of Arts in Development Management

Course begins :

September 2018 (biannually)

Course duration :

18 months

Duration of German language course prior to beginning of programme :

2 months (July – August 2018)

Application deadline :

30 September 2017 at the University for DAAD-EPOS applicants.

Remarks :

Throughout the entire programme we offer intensive coaching. Research Fellows of the IEE act as mentors to small groups of up to 3-4 students, especially for the MA thesis projects.

The MA in Development Management cooperates with the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF) and the Institute of Political Science of the University Duisburg-Essen within the UAR Graduate Centre for Development Studies.

Furthermore, the MA in Development Management is the twin course of the Bochum Programme of Development Management at the University of the Western Cape, which is part of the South Afri- can-German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice.

Two summer schools on Methods of Empirical Social Research and Development Practice (held in Germany and in South Africa) together with the students of the Bochum Programme of Development Management at the South African-German Centre for Development Research at the University of the Western Cape, are part of the programme.

For further information contact :

Institute of Development Research and Development Policy Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Dr. Tobias Thürer
Universitätsstr. 105

44789 Bochum Germany

Phone: +49-(0)234-32-22 458/-22 418 Fax: +49-(0)234-32-14-294
Email: [email protected] Website: www.development-research.org/

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Informations de contact

+49-(0)234-32-22 458/-22
[email protected]
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