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Impact Award

To inspire Swiss NGOs to learn from and use impact studies in their work, SDC will sponsor up to three Swiss NGOs working in international development to conduct an impact study. Information about the call and the proposal form can be found below.

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Proposal form »»

NADEL Newsletter 1/2015

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Single advanced training courses / CAS: Fall term 2015

Course list fall term 2015 ...»

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Application form CAS / single advanced training courses Fall 2015

Weiterbildungskurse / CAS

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E-Learning on Project Cycle Management of SDC »


NADEL offers interdisciplinary and policy oriented courses and programs in the field of international development and cooperation. These are open to graduates of all disciplines - from natural scientists and engineers to social scientists - as well as for specialists and professionals already working in the development sector.



The study programs at NADEL are interdisciplinary and policy-oriented, targeting postgraduate students from all disciplines, as well as specialists and professionals already working in development cooperation.


The following three programs/courses are currently offered:


The MAS in Development and Cooperation equips postgraduate students with empirical knowledge and practical experience, and prepares them for a career in international development and cooperation. Language: GERMAN »»

The CAS in Development and Cooperation targets professionals already working in the development sector, with an aim to strengthen their expertise in project and program management, policy making, and global challenges. Language: GERMAN & ENGLISH »»

Research and consultancies


NADEL conducts empirical research in economics, often within interdisciplinary teams and directly linked with practical applications in the field. Our research projects are often part of a joint international program, collaborating with partners from developing countries and with development organizations. ...»


A key objective of our research is to develop solutions to poverty reduction in developing countries and to improve the design and implementation of aid projects and programs. Specifically, our research projects focus on:


NADEL also conducts consultancies for both governmental and non-governmental development organizations on a regular basis to link our research and teaching activities with policy making. ...»



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