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Friday, 12. February 2016

Notes & Dates

12.02.16 - SPRING Colloquium Niklas Gliesmann


05.02.2016 - Application Form updated


Updated SPRING Colloquium winter 2015/16



Master Programmes in Germany on Urban-, Regional-, and  Infrastructure Planning



Welcome to SPRING!


Interview on MDG8 and SDG's by Christine Bonsu

As part of the interview series Goal 8: Building a global partnership for development, Christine Bonsu (SPRING Batch 2013/15) gave an interview on the Millennium Development Goal 8 and Sustainable Development Goals to the DAAD.
The interview has been published and can be found online here!

Christmas and the end of the year are coming closer, the holidays will start soon. The SPRING staff wishes everyone:


SPRING Network Meeting 2015

November 2015 - From Nov. 9 to 13 the annual SPRING Network Meeting took place in Kumasi, Ghana. All partner universities had sent their representatives Angela Morales (UACh), Carmeli Marie C. Chaves (UP-SURP), Dr. Ally Hasan Namangaya (ARU) and Dr. Wolfgang Scholz and Dr. Anne Weber (TU Do). Dr. Eric Oduro-Ofori and Dr. Daniel Inkoom represented the host partner.

The first two days were committed to the admission of SPRING students for the next academic year and the selection of qualified candidates for DAAD scholarships, which was conducted together with Berit Stoppa, Director of the DAAD Information Center Accra.

In the following three days the SPRING network participants discussed SPRING internals, met their colleagues of the Department of Planning and visited the Manhyia Palace Museum and the Bonwire Kente Village.


Engagement Weltweit - professional fair

On November 14th Vilim Brezina, responsible for public relations of the School of Spatial Planning, and the student assistants Ricarda Koch and Maria Kik represented the SPRING programme at the annual development related fair ENGAGEMENT WELTWEIT in Bonn. Apart from popular institutions like GIZ and KfW, a lot of NGOs and other german study programmes joined the fair. This year, 1.300 people visited the event, where furthermore talks and round tables about topics which are related with employment in the development field were offered. Interested aspirants were able to ask questions and to exchange experiences. It has been an enriching afternoon for the visitors, as well as for the exhibitors.