The department is a lively community that is recognised internationally as one of the top centres for research and teaching in development studies.
New special issue offers transnational perspectives on southern Africa’s liberation movements
Forced Migration Review 54 on Resettlement now online
Examining the UN's new General Comment on the rights of adolescents
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.