The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
Alexander Betts speaks at UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants side event on self-reliance
DSA conference hosted by ODID brings more than 500 development experts to Oxford
Call for papers: Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies
Our research takes a long-term perspective to investigate problems and processes of development. Our work challenges assumptions, drawing on multiple disciplines and cross-country comparisons to generate new thinking that is helping to bring about change.
We are a research-intensive graduate department offering a DPhil, an MPhil and four one-year MSc courses. We provide a supportive and welcoming environment to some 250 students from across the world.