News from the postgraduate programmes

The DAAD’s Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) programme includes some 40 degree programmes throughout Germany. What topics are EPOS students focusing on? What kinds of activities and innovative projects are they participating in? What makes the study programmes unique?
You’ll find the answers here.

30 Years of Development-Related Postgraduate Courses – Looking Back, Forward and Inward
From IT to Management
Pablo Andrés Palacios Ochoa works as Programme Officer at the International Telecommunications Union. He laid the cornerstone for his career almost ten years ago as a DAAD scholar in the MBA programme International Management at the HfWU Nürtingen-Geislingen University.
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30 Years of Development-Related Postgraduate Courses – Looking Back, Forward and Inward
Learning to Appreciate Water
Mayday Thomas is actively involved in encouraging environmentally-friendly water management in Namibia. She came to the TU Dresden in 2013, to earn a Master’s degree in Hydro Science and Engineering in order to develop her career in this field. Back in her home country, she is trying to find her professional path.
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30 Years of Development-Related Postgraduate Courses – Looking Back, Forward and Inward
Make the Best Possible Contribution
The Development-Related Postgraduate Courses produce many successful alumni. During the anniversary year, we’d like to introduce some of them: In 1989, Anil Misra studied the Renewable Energy Use programme at Oldenburg University and has been advancing the use of renewable energies in his native India ever since.
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Taking the Role of Climate Politician
What goes on at international conferences? Why are negotiations frequently so difficult? When is a consensus reached? These questions were the focus of an interactive planning game in Berlin, in which students from five Development-Related Postgraduate Courses simulated a UN Climate Conference.
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Learning how innovation can succeed
How can new products be developed that benefit both businesses and society? Students of the DAAD-funded degree course International Management at the Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Umwelt Nürtingen-Geislingen (HfWU) discussed this key question with their lecturers intensively – even though they were almost 9000 kilometres away.
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ars-legendi-logoSustainability with Distinction
The Master’s programme “Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy (PPRE)” at the University of Oldenburg has been honoured with the renowned Ars legendi Prize by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft and the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) for its “diversity-friendly teaching and learning”. Two scholarship holders explain why PPRE deserves this prize.
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logo_150Education as an International Task
New in the programme: The bicultural master course International Education Management (INEMA) makes it possible for students to study alongside their job and exchange ideas with education managers from around the world.
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gw2_c_suraiya-fatema_150On the Proper Use of Water
Not everywhere in the world do people have access to clean water. To change this, the United Nations has taken up the Sustainable Development Goal “Clean Water and Sanitation”. The professionals needed to achieve this goal gain their know-how in the masters course “Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering” (TropHEE) at the TU Darmstadt.
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studenten international_150_c_ITM_TU DresdenBeyond engineering
Expertise alone does not guarantee a job. That is why the TU Dresden imparts additional competencies to its students in Textile and Clothing Technology through the module “Wissenschaftlich-methodisches und Expertenseminar” (“Scientific Methods and Specialist Seminar”).
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Clinic Group 4_c_SEPT_150Business ideas under the magnifying glass
An inexpensive method of producing sustainable energy, an innovative website or a modern farm: in July, students and alumni of the Development-Related Postgraduate Courses (EPOS) subjected their plans to a reality check at the first AGEP Business Start-Up Clinic.
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