DIES (Dialogue in Innovative Higher Education Strategies) is an initiative by the DAAD in cooperation with the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK) that supports higher education institutions in developing countries.
The DIES programme aims at
international exchange of experiences on issues of higher education policy
increased partnership between universities in developed and developing countries on higher education management.
A more detailled overview of the objectives of the DIES programme you can find here.
The program's objectives are implemented through various measures which can improve the quality and relevance of higher education (see also right figure):
Among the various activities which are carried out in the framework of DIES are the proposal writing training courses.
On the following pages you will find information about