Master’s program in Development Economics in Germany

  • Apply Before : May 5, 2019

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 6764
  • Degree Master
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

An English-taught Master of Arts in Development Economics is offered at University of Gottingen, in Germany on fully funded scholarships of DAAD or self finance based. interested eligible applicants can see the details below:

Duration: four semester

Location: Gottingen, Lower Saxony, Germany

Instruction Language: English

Important dates:


  • Winter Semester 1 April – 15 May of the same calendar year
  • Summer semester 1 October -15 November of the previous academic year


Course focus:

  • Macro and micro development issues, econometrics and rural development
  • Specialization in quantitative or agricultural economics and profile courses to choose from a wide array of development relevant subjects
  • Internship at institutions of development cooperation, international organization and research think thanks.
  • Opportunities for hands-on experience within our many research projects

Who are eligible:

  • Your academic background must be in economics
  • You must have a deep interest in economics development
  • Requirement documents:
  • Bachelor degree
  • an equivalent of at least 12 ECTS (typically at least 2-3 courses) Mathematics or statistics.
  • Have a good skills of English
    • English language proficiency (TOEFL IBT 95, IELTS 7 or equivalent certificates, or if you completed your degree in English are not required to have the above language proof)
  • Have two-year professional work experience in development economics issues

Degree awarded:

This degree will open up excellent career perspective in a wide array of fields:

  • Governments and aid agencies working on development area
  • International organizations like world bank, organizations of the UN system (ILO, FAO, UNIDO, UNDP, UNICEFF, ETC), the OECD, EU or regional developments banks.
  • Policy research institutions and national and international development policy think tanks.
  • International business in multinational companies
  • Excellent PhD opportunities in Gottingen or other national and international programs


Scholarship benefits and details: 

You can read the details HERE

How to apply:

  • Fill and print the online application form. Send it with all necessary documents by email to the Service Centre for student of the Faculty of Business and Economics.

DAAD application form


Apply here

You may check the Scholarship details HERE or on official website of DAAD

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