The Georg-August-University of Göttingen (Germany) and Universidad de Talca (Chile) are offering an English-language Joint PhD Program in Agricultural Economics (JPPAE). During the first year, students in the program attend courses in the PhD Program in Agricultural Economics in Göttingen (IPAG) and the “Promotionskolleg Agrarökonomik“, . During the second year, the students continue their activities at the University of Talca (Chile) or the University of Göttingen (Germany), depending on their specific research topics. Students spend the third year of the program in Talca (Chile) completing their PhD-theses and publications.
-We are looking for PhD-candidates who are interested in topics in the field of applied agricultural economics related to Chile and the European Union. -Knowledge of Spanish and/or German is an asset, as is a proven record of interest in research on the development of agricultural in Latin America and pertinent interactions with Germany / the European Union. -Successful applicants who do not have fluent German will be required to take a six-month German course at the beginning of their PhD.