“The city that creates knowledge”: Since its foundation in 1737, the Georg-August-University has shaped life in Göttingen – the city lives from science and for science. Approximately one fourth of the popula- tion of 120,000 studies here and enjoys the international air and the cultural diversity of the youthful city, rich in tradition, and located in the middle of Germany.
The MA Development Economics offers the great advantage of drawing from long-standing research and teaching experience of two faculties, both deeply committed to development issues: In the Faculty of Eco- nomic Sciences 5 professors focus on development economics, in the, Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development another 5 professors work on development issues, and together they constitute by far the largest and internationally most visible concentration of development researchers in Germany..
Development Economics, Quantitative Economics, Agricultural Economics
Understanding economic development is one of the key challenges of our lifetime. We live in a world of tremendous inequality in the distribution of income and wealth; People live in extreme poverty, poor health and insuf cient educational opportunities are a daily reality for the many. Yet recent decades have also shown that economic development and poverty reduction are possible.
Applicants with a sound knowledge of economics (especially economic theory and quantitative methods), an excellent command of English, and a keen interest in issues of development economics.
Course language : English
Every semester (October or April) in general, once a year for DAAD program scholarship applicants (October).
4 semesters (2 years), full-time
Though the program is taught entirely in English, a two-months course is offered prior to lecture start to facilitate your daily life in Germany.
For DAAD program scholarship applicants: Oct 1 – Nov 15 2017 for winter term 2018/19
For applicants with own/other funding: Apr 1 – May 15 2018 for winter term 2018/19 Oct 1 – Nov 15 2018 for summer term 2019
Please make certain to follow all application instructions made available online, it is essential that your documents reach us in due time and form. All applications that do not ful l these criteria will have to be excluded from further processing.
AADossier de candidature