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Call for Applications: Local Expert Mozambique - Apply until 16th of February 2023!

Please consult the enclosed document for details - Apply until 16.02.2023!

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Call for Applications: Search for Trainers (3 days online training) - deadline extended!

Please consult the enclosed document for details - Apply until 29.01.2023 and 15.02.2023!

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Call for Applications: 4 Team Leads for Joint International Research Projects (JIRPs) 2023 – Mosambique, Bangladesh, Morocco & Albania

In the scope of our Postgraduate Programme (, we are looking for 4 experienced team leads for the following research projects (JIRP), from June till December 2023:

JIRP General

Presentation of the results of the Joint Int. Research Projects (JIRP) of the 60th SLE cohort

On Nov. 24th/25th, 2022, this year's SLE JIRP teams will present their findings, right after wrapping up their field research, on land use conflicts (Cameroon/Chad), bilateral techn. cooperation (Paraguay) & climate resilience (Germany/India):

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Job vacancy: Research fellow (m/f/d) (DR/158/22) - Apply until Nov. 30th, 2022

As part of the joint research project ATRAKTIV on transformative innovation systems in rural areas, we are offering one research fellowship:

"Real cooperation instead of paternalism" - SLE portrait in D+C 08/22

In view of SLE's 60th anniversary, D+C's Sabine Balk sheds some light on recent developments:

JIRP2022 start

Our JIRP teams 2022 have started their field phase!

Paraguay, Chad/Cameroon and India/Germany - this year's JIRP are officially "on the road":


Last call for our fall & winter courses at SLE TRAINING

You want to expand and strengthen your personal profile or broaden your knowledge in certain topics?


Call for Applications for the participation in a German-Indian short-term research project:

Increasing Resilience to Climate Change through Adaptive Policies in the Agriculture and Water Sectors – A comparative Perspective based on Approaches in India and Germany

This is a call for applications for a collaborative project on agriculture-water nexus by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, GIZ and Humboldt University (Germany). Motivated researchers with a relevant Master’s degree (details below) may apply.


Development Policy Discussion Days

We look forward to welcoming you to the Development Policy Discussion Days on May 24 and May 25, 2022!