The interdisciplinary learning programmes typically last 2-3 weeks. The target audience is people with different backgrounds and from different disciplines – all working in Danida upported programmes and organizations. Read more about who can apply.
The programme portfolio is prepared considering the following key criteria:
- Reflection of the Strategy for Denmark’s Development Cooperation, The Right to a Better Life (2012). The Strategy presents four strategic priorities: human rights and democracy; green growth; social progress, and; stability and protection
- Programmes demonstrate a human rights-based approach to Danish development cooperation which is translated into four main principles for all Danish development cooperation engagement: participation, accountability, non-discrimination and transparency
The decision on which programmes to offer is based on the following two criteria:
- Existing programmes which are in high demand: these are annually revised in order to encompass recent thematic developments as well as recommendations from participants and others
- Programmes which are new or re-tendered: these are based on emerging needs in Danish development cooperation engagements and/or needs expressed by Embassies
Wide variety of programmes
The 2016 DCDSP programme portfolio includes a wide variety of courses in public sector management as well as cross-cutting issues, e.g. gender, climate change, and sustainable development. Thematic areas relevant for business development and growth are also covered.