Austrian Partnership Programme in Higher Education and Research for Development

APPEAR is a programme of the Austrian Development Cooperation

'Professional Social Work in East Africa' extended to Eastern Congo

The project PROSOWO II is targeted towards strengthening social work education and practice in countries of the East African Community (Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and …

APPEAR strengthens human rights education

Human Rights Education at universities and in civil society – examples from the University of Graz, Addis Ababa University and Amnesty International Austria was the topic of the …

New article on PROSOWO (Promotion of Professional Social Work in East Africa) published

Helmut Spitzer is a Professor of Social Work at Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria. He is the coordinator of the projects PROSOWO I and II whose objective is to strengthen social work education and practice in East Africa. Recently he has written an article with …

“Tropical Agro-ecosystems Conference” from 13th to 16th of December 2017, on Ssese Islands, Uganda

In the second week of December 2017 the team of the APPEAR Project Strengthening of Higher Education, Research and Community Outreach in Agro-Ecology in the Rwenzori Region in …


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No further calls for application are envisaged until the end of the current programme phase in 2020.