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Applications for 2017-18 will open on September 5th and close on 31st March 2017. 

  • If you wish to be considered for Gates funding the deadline is 12th October for US citizens and 7th December for the 'rest of the world'.
  • If you wish to be considered for Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust (including CISS) funding the deadline is 7th December.
  • If you wish to be considered for the Newton College awards and Cambridge Trust EU awards you have to apply by 4th January.


Message from the director: You will be pleased to know that we have moved up from 8 in 2015 to 6 this year in the QS world ranking for Development Studies. This is a remarkable result and a great tribute to the tremendous efforts of the whole team of teachers and administrators. It's a fantastic result! Professor Peter Nolan

Congratulations to PhD student Nungari Mwangi who was awarded the 2016 Andrew E Rice Award from the Society for International development!

Dr Fennell high level facilitator at WSIS 2016

We are pleased to announce that Dr Fennell has been appointed as High Level Track Facilitator at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum.

Upcoming events

CDS Lecture Series-Dr Charlotte Lemanski

Feb 23, 2017

SG1 Alison Richard Building

Chinese Industrialisation and its Implications to Management Theory

Mar 01, 2017

Room S2, Alison Richard Building, Sidgwick Site, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT

CDS Lecture series - Professor Ashwani Saith

Mar 02, 2017

SG1, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Rd, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

Upcoming events