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University of St. Gallen Global School in Empirical Research Methods 2016

NicoleZefranFor the third year in a row, The University of St. Gallen offered 10 scholarship opportunities to Ph.D. students from GBSN member schools in developing countries, to attend its Global School in Empirical Research Methods (GSERM.)

The GSERM Global School in Empirical Research Methods is a new flagship programme on methodology at the University of St. Gallen. It is a new and high-calibre integrated programme teaching methodology for PhD students, postdocs and practitioners from leading universities all over the world. GSERM offers an attractive course-based learning atmosphere on different aspects of empirical research.

After enduring the competitive application process, 7 applicants were chosen from our member schools:
Timothy Aluko, University of Stellenbosch Business School
Monde Nyambe, University of Stellenbosch Business School
Emmanuel Oduro-Afriyie, University of Stellenbosch Business School
Andrew Ojong Tarh, University of Witwatersrand
Oluwayemisi Olomo, Lagos Business School
Olusegun Shogbanmu, Lagos Business School
Irene Wanjohi Ngunjiri, Strathmore University Business School

The students were invited to blog about their experience attending GSERM in Switzerland. Click on the links below to read their blogs:
Irene Wanjohi Ngunjiri
Emmanuel Oduro-Afriyie


GBSN would like to thank JŸrgen BrŸcker, Head of External Relations & Development, Dr. Hans-Joachim Knopf, Program Director, and Dr. Peter Gomez, former President of the University of St. Gallen, for presenting GBSN with the opportunity to provide scholarships to Ph.D. Students from our member schools. Dr. Gomez serves on our Board of Directors and has been a long time supporter of GBSN.

>> For more information on GSERM, please click here.