The University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück, CHE, HRK and DAAD in co-operation with Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation and experts from Asian Universities are happy to inform you that the Call for Applications for the next DIES Training Course International Deans’ Course Southeast Asia 2022/23 is out now .

Eligible to apply for this modular and practice-oriented training are candidates of the following countries:

  • Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste and Vietnam.

Further key criteria are:

  • Applicants should be deans, vice-deans aiming at taking over a dean’s position in the future or heads of department (in case of specialized, decentralized universities newly appointed Vice-Presidents/-Rectors are also highly welcomed)
  • Applicants should be preferably between 40 and 50 years old (+/- 2 years is tolerable).
  • Active and excellent English language skills (speaking and writing) are indispensable.

Candidates are invited to submit the applications until the October 31st, 2021 via e-mail to the Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences idc(at) (application form including a letter of motivation, organizational chart of the university, letter of recommendation from university leadership as well as a proof of English proficiency). Selected candidates will be informed about the results of the selection meeting in February 2022.

Further information on the DAAD DIES Programme and the International Deans’ Course can be found at A brochure with details on the International Deans’ Course, i.e. the rationale, its aims, contents and the partners’ profiles can be downloaded from the project website