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Social Protection (M.Sc.)

Newsletter: MSc Social Protection Insights

Welcome to our Monthly Newsletter!

We are thrilled to be able to share a collection of resources with our social protection community through a new monthly newsletter: MSc Social Protection Insights.

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Our newsletter is published on the first of each month and features:

  • Events and updates from the field of social protection
  • Highlights about our amazing students, alumni, and lecturers
  • Overview of program modules
  • Publications and resources


The purpose of our newsletter is to feature the great work being accomplished all over the world in the field of social protection in one place, and to highlight how our students and lecturers are able to connect what is discussed in the classroom to the real working world. 


Check out the links below to see current and past newsletters!

Current Newsletter!

Past Newsletters

Darleen Kolbe in New York

Our April newsletter provides a summary from our programme coordinator, Darleen Kolbe, who attended the 68th session of the UN Women Commission on the Status of Women (CSW68).

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The March 2024 newsletter covers a major birthday and provides an extensive list of social protection publications and resources.

Honorarprofessor Markus Loewe und Hartmut Ihne bei Ernennung

The February 2024 newsletter reminds readers of the upcoming events hosted by M.Sc. Social Protection. Plus, we celebrate Markus Loewe being made an honorary professor. 

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The December 2023 newsletter is all about applications! Applications are officially open and we hope to see you on our Virtual Open Day on December 16. 

2023 Graduation

For our November 2023  newsletter, we share our experience on our annual trip to Brussels, and celebrate the graduation of over 40 M.Sc. students. 


The 3rd edition of our newsletter is from October 2023 and features an alumni winning the department's Best Thesis Award, plus we officially welcome our new 2023 batch of students to H-BRS. 

2022 International dish night

Check out our September 2023 edition. In our 2nd newsletter, we feature an alumni seminar in Tanzania and a recently published framework from two of our alumni. 

DAAD Students in Brussels

For our August 2023 newsletter, we introduce some amazing resources like the DAAD scholarship we offer and the Social Protection Handbook. 

Interested in Contributing?

We are always looking for events, publications, and alumni achievements to feature in our upcoming newsletters. Please contact us at msc-socialprotection@h-brs.de with your ideas and contributions.