School of International Development, University of East Anglia
The School of International Development (DEV) at the University of East Anglia is a leading global centre of excellence in research and teaching in international development. International Development UEA is part of the school and is a charitable company that has pioneered research, training and consultancy in International Development since 1967 and manages both the UK-based and international project activities of the University of East Anglia's School of International Development, as well as work undertaken in partnership with other Schools.
The company works with a wide range of clients, including national and international development agencies, governments, NGOs, international research centres and private clients. Since 2001, we have worked with an estimated 600 different partner organisations and in any year we have 100 or With around 40 academic staff the School is committed to making a difference, contributing to knowledge and providing policy advice and guidance on major global challenges such as poverty reduction and environmental sustainability. The School’s research performance was judged to be internationally excellent and among the top three development studies departments in the country, according to the last UK government research assessment exercise. The School of International Development offered the first undergraduate degree in Development Studies in Britain. Although it has since been imitated by a number of other Universities, none offer an integrated undergraduate programme which encompasses social, economic and applied natural sciences leading to either a BA or BSc. At the postgraduate level, students have come to DEV from all over the world and in countries where the School has particularly strong links there are alumni associations.