20 Years of DIES - working together on global university development

8. November 2021 The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Rectors' Conference (HRK) have been promoting the development of the higher education sector in the Global South in the Dialogue on Innovative Higher Education Strategies (DIES) programme for 20 years. Financed by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), over €40 million have been allocated to participating universities so far.

On the occasion of the anniversary, alumni from all partner regions expressed their views on the DIES Programme. The results of the DIES Programme are also presented in a fact sheet.