The Research Master in International Development Studies is organised by the Graduate School of Social Sciences of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.
The academic staff of this programme is actively involved in research and most are affiliated with the UvA based Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (AISSR), in particular in the research group Governance and Inclusive Development (GID). Most GID staff members are senior researchers of the National Research School for Resource Studies for Development CERES.
The adjunct Director of the programme is Dr. Michaela Hordijk
Michaela Hordijk is Assistant Professor International Development Studies. Her main research interests include urban environmental management practices and participatory governance innovations in Latin America. She is currently adjunct scientific coordinator of the EU funded research programme Chance2sustain (2010-2014) in 10 cities in India, South Africa, Brazil and Peru. The main focus of this research programme is the potential contribution of participatory knowledge management for sustainable development. Her current research concentrates on water governance and climate change in cities in developing countries, and on youth and housing in Latin American cities.
Dr. Mieke Lopes Cardozo is the Academic Adviser of the research Master's programme in International Development Studies.
Mieke Lopes Cardozo is lecturer in the research Master International Development Studies. Hermain research interest includes reforming land and resource use and its impact on livelihoods.
Below is a list of other lecturers in this programme. Click the name of a lecturer for more information (if available).