School of Graduate Studies and Research (SGSR)

Research, Innovation, Collaboration, and Excellence for Development

About SGSR!

The SDD-UBIDS School of Graduate Studies and Research started in 2021 after the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies (SDD-UBIDS) gained autonomy from the parent university, the University for Development (UDS) through Act 1001, 2019. The SGSR coordinates the running of all graduate programmes (full and part-time, sandwich, and weekends) offered at the various faculties/schools of the University.


Core values

  • Research

  • Excellence
  • Collaboration

  • Development Oriented/Problem solving research
  • Innovativeness
  • Student-Centred


To provide a congenial environment for the training of highly skilled human resources and quality knowledge production through interdisciplinary studies and applied research through:

  • deploying flexible, diverse, practical, policy-relevant graduate programmes using technology to meet the diverse needs of graduate education in the world especially in Africa;
  • providing a platform for the conduct of quality research and research outputs that resonate with the development needs of our sphere of influence and beyond; AND

  • developing the human resource and technological capacity in order to deliver timely, quality, relevant and flexible graduate education to our clients.

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To be a centre of excellence for innovation in graduate studies and research.

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