SPIRIT Indonesia Groningen ( SInGA ). Dr. Ronald Holzhacker Senior Lecturer International Relations and International Organization. With this program, we wish to underscore the long standing relationship between the University of Groningen and the people of Indonesia .
Dr. Ronald Holzhacker
International Relations and International Organization
With this program, we wish to underscore the long standing relationship between the University of Groningen and the people of Indonesia.
Effective and efficient, transparent and accountable, good governance will continue to serve Indonesia well on its path of growth, social justice, and peace.
Building of a research team
University President SibrandPoppema
PhD research at the University of Groningen
What are you interested in conducting your dissertation research on?
We offer inter-disciplinary supervision for your research, from a wide range of fields.
A possible topic - choose one of the World Bank’s Good Governance Indicators.
professor in International Relations,
World Politics & Security Studies
Global Governance – multilevel governance, societal pluralism,
world society approaches, power politics
Security – securitization theory (Copenhagen School), human security,
food & energy security, conflict studies
IR theory – historical approaches (English School), social constructivism,
Department of International Relations & International Organization (IRIO) – www.rug.nl/let/ibio
World Society & Energy Transition
Groningen, 9-20 July 2012
Barry Buzan, Ole Wæver & Jaap de Wilde - 1998
The Viability of Human Security
Monica den Boer & Jaap de Wilde, Eds.
Research focusing on converging paths of institutional change
IPE is the construct of research addressing the mutual interactions between states and markets
The tension between states and markets revealed in:
- Agency versus contingency
- Justice versus efficiency
- Coercion versus voluntary action.
Dynamics of institutions
What explains the emergence of institutions in the realm of international political economy? In Groningen, there is special interest in scrutinizing the extent to which on-going globalization leads to converging institutional settings.
Special Advisor to the SInGA program
SPIRIT Indonesia Groningen (SInGA)
Dr. Ronald Holzhacker
2012-2013 Meets every two weeks, Thursdays 14.00-16.00
The University of Groningen, in cooperation with its Graduate Schools, has designed an integrated program for PhD students from Indonesia participating in the SPIRIT program on ‘Good Governance.’
Final one third of course, presentation and discussion on the six World Bank- Worldwide Governance Indicators
RUG Introductory Event
Managing your PhD course
One-day-course in planning of a PhD-research project, with annual reunions.
Cross-sections in the HumanitiesDistinguished speaker programme.
Presenting in English: presentation of research proposal
Publishing in English
Profiling in Academia Writing an advanced research proposal, social networking
Research presentation: Interchangeprogramme
Short presentations of 10 minutes of the innovative features of the dissertation.
Presentation of the revised research design, list of contents and bibliography of the dissertation before a forum of PhDs and staff members, prior to the final writing phase of completing the dissertation.
●Administrative preparation by the Ministry and the University
●Initial research proposal prepared, 3-5 pages
●English language pre-departure test
●Preparatory courses and training from various Graduate Schools of the University of Groningen.
●Intensive English language training, focused on writing academic English
●A solid research proposal shall be prepared by May 1, approximately 30-40 pages, including research question, scientific and social significance of the research, research design and methodology, initial literature review, and initial analysis. Prepare a detailed research time plan for completing the dissertation.
●Qualifying Examination by Groningen Graduate School (Behaviour and Social Sciences, Spatial Sciences, or Humanities), to be made by June 1, based on English test and initial research proposal.
●Advanced courses by the Graduate Schools
●Further development of overall dissertation framework, especially research design and methodology, and theoretical framework.
●May 2014-Sept 1, 2014 in Indonesia
●Deepening of the dissertation, empirical research, including fieldwork or data collection.
●Completion of an academic article suitable for journal submission or chapter in an edited volume
●May 2015-September 1, 2015 in Indonesia, continuation of empirical research
●Final preparation of the dissertation, full integration of theoretical and empirical findings, and prescriptive recommendations as appropriate for the Indonesian case.
●Valorisation of the dissertation results, through conferences and workshops.
●Finalisation of the dissertation, oral defense.