Category: Project News

Durban Winter School 2018: Helene’s Experience

My time at UKZN Winter school was an interesting one. Being in the class room with local students from South Africa, but also some other African countries, made the experience quite valuable. I was surprised at how political engaged many…

Durban Winter School 2018: Cahaya’s Experience

Cahaya Ramadhani was one of the five master students that attended the master module “Political Economy of the Welfare State” at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Built Environment and Development studies (SOBEDS) in Durban, South Africa. Below is her…

Durban Winter School 2018: Elena’s Experience

As a student attending the Master program “Global Development”, I had the chance of applying for a scholarship for a two-week program at the University of Kwazulu-Natal.  I was lucky to get this, and on the 22nd of June this…

Durban Winter School 2018: Maria’s Experience

Maria Okyere Addo, along with four other students from the University of Bergen participated in the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Winter (Summer) School. Here is how she describes this experience: The winter (summer) school has been a vital learning experience for…

Durban Winter School 2018: Andrea’s Experience

Andrea Espenakk Osvoll is one of five master students from the University of Bergen who took part in the Winter (Summer) School 2018 at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. You can read about her experience of this event below: From the 25th of…

UiB students and staff at UKZN, June/July 2018

This year’s Winter School at UKZN’s School of Built Environment and Development Studies (SOBEDS) (25.06-9.07.2018) was an opportunity for five students from the University of Bergen to increase their knowledge by following a masters module on the Political Economy of the Welfare State…

PhD students from UiB and UKZN attend an international workshop in Cape Town

Read the PHD students impressions from the workshop in Cape Town here On 27-28 February 2018 PhD students from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the University of Bergen took part in an international workshop on “Perspectives on the Democratic Developmental…

Academic teaching staff from UiB visit UKZN, August/September 2017

UiB professors Noel Keenlyside (Geophysics Institute and Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research) and Alberto D. Cimadamore (CROP) visited UKZN at the beginning of September. The purpose of their visit was to take part in teaching activities at UKZN as part of the staff mobility…