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DID at 10

In 2022, the Department of International Development celebrates its 10th anniversary. Stay tuned for the announcement of our programme!

About the Department of International Development

We began as an institute in 2012 and later became the Department of International Development. We have a different agenda to traditional development studies in the UK and wider afield. Our department focuses mainly on middle-income developing countries and the emerging economies, which are the most dynamic poles of development in the world economy.  

We believe that no academic discipline can explain the world in all its complexity. Our staff are recruited from a wide range of the social, political and economic sciences and humanities, and they bring expertise and insight from their work in different parts of the world. Our students also come from around the world – every year, we welcome students from over 40 countries.