Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) Programme in International Agribusiness and Rural Development (IARD)
The M.Sc. Program International Agribusiness and Rural Development (IARD) is jointly offered by the Georg-August University of Goettingen (Germany) and Universidad de Talca (Chile).
This programme is designed to prepare highly qualified professionals who wish to pursue a career within the private or public sector, research or non-governmental organizations in agribusiness and rural development. Students will develop solid economic and business skills and have the opportunity to broad their understanding of the agribusiness and food sector at international level.
There are three teaching semesters with a total of fifteen modules; the fourth semester serves as a period for field research and writing the master thesis. The students from the IARD program start courses every year in Chile and spend the first and second semester at the Universidad de Talca. After two semesters and dependent upon financial resources students can continue their studies in Germany or finish their studies in Chile. The DAAD offers scholarships for applicants from Latin America and the Caribbean countries
The programme provides the student a strong preparation in the fields of:
Until now scholarships are only available for Latin-American students. Applicants from other countries have to self-finance their studies, and are required to dominate the Spanish language. At the moment the programme is being restructured, for further enquiries about the new scheme, please contact the programme coordinator at email@example.com.
You will find the key facts in the following leaflet: IARD Flyer (PDF)
Applications for this master programme will be accepted until July 31, 2013.
If you are interested in the programme, please read carefully through the website and if you feel convinced, as well as eligible send us your application documents (consider the section "Information for Applicants" for further information)
In September 2013, the applications will be reviewed by the Academic Selection Committee of the two partner universities, which is chaired by the Director of the Programme. This committee will select the candidates who will be admitted to the M.Sc. Program to start in January next year.
The program is mainly financed by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
The Agribiz-Website at the DAAD: Here
Last modified: 26.03.2013