Joint PhD Program in Agricultural Economics
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The Joint PhD Program between Chile and Germany

The PhD-Program “Agricultural Economics” (J-PPAE) is jointly offered by the Georg-August-Universität of Goettingen (Germany) and Universidad de Talca (Chile).

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PhD-Candidates can do their PhD within the JPPAE at the Universities Göttingen and Talca. Interested applicants should contact both coordinators in Göttingen and Talca in order to find funding opportunities for a PhD. The application is organized by the University Göttingen, details on the application can be found here Application for JPPAE. We are happy to answer any of your question:

Our Program is financed by:

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By taking part in one of our programs, our PhD-students benefit from the international very well cross-linked Agricultural Faculty and its excellent reputation. Our research oriented PhD-program “Agricultural Economics” is dedicated to combine theoretical knowledge of agricultural topics with practical solutions. We offer get a very well-distinguished education in agribusiness and its neighbouring fields of study.

Besides this, Göttingen does not only have a university, Göttingen is a university, so it has been said for the past 270 years. That means: every third resident downtown is a student, the city is lively, young and not too big - everything is close by.

In Göttingen you don't only meet friends in the lecture hall, you get in contact with them on the streets of downtown, at concerts, in the theatre, at sports and in the numerous cafes and bars. Studying in Göttingen is traditionally internationally oriented. The motto is themed "studying while well taken care of". Göttingen is a lovable city, in which the ground stone has been laid for many careers.

Objectives of the program:

  • The application of economic theory to problems of international agribusiness, international trade, market and policy analysis, farm management, marketing and rural development

  • Carrying out relevant applied agricultural economic research in cooperation with leading research institutes and key agricultural stakeholders in Latinamerica and Europe.

  • Providing training in cutting-edge methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis Imparting the skills required to publish results in international journals.

  • Training participants in communication with policy makers and other stakeholders, and Develop solutions and strategies to combat hunger, poverty and resource depletion.

  • With regard to the PhD-program we have to give the advice, that we can`t offer an own scholarship to PhD-students! But we willingly support in search and application for a sponsorship.

    A flyer on the program can be downloaded here: Flyer JPPAE

    For more questions contact:

      Last modified: 22.07.2014, SL