The Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy (PPRE) at the University of Oldenburg is currently developing a blended learning MSc programme on renewable energies "Master online Renewable Energy" (MoRE)

With effect of November 2008 the SPRING programme is part of the newly founded International Spatial Planning Centre (ISPC) of the Faculty of Spatial Planning.

For some the building was synonymous with the institution it accomodated: the SPRING pavilion.

With effect of August 2007 the former University College of Lands and Architectural Studies (UCLAS), home of SPRING Tanzania, has been transformed into Ardhi University (ARU).

SPRING mourns the sudden death of the coordinator of the SPRING Programme Chile, Prof. Robinson Ampuero. While participating in a SPRING Conference in Tanzania, Prof.

Initiated and organized by Prof. Ampuero a four-day conference was held in Valdivia on the topic of administrative decentralization.

With effect of November 2007 Dortmund‘s university has been renamed to ‚Technische Universität Dortmund‘ or ‚TU Dortmund‘ for short.

A milestone and foundation for all future developments was the joint decision to establish the SPRING programme in Chile at UACH and launch a more environment-oriented graduate programme at the Un