Ph.D. On Campus

Agricultural Economics

University of Göttingen

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


Agricultural Economics Candidates can do their PhD within the JPPAE at the University of Göttingen and Talca. Interested applicants should contact both coordinators in Göttingen and Talca in order to find funding opportunities for a PhD.


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Over the first year, PhD students in the program take courses in a well-established international PhD-Program Agricultural Aciences in Göttingen
  • Field work and data collection begins in the second year. 
  • The third year is spent at the University of Talca, where participants carry out their PhD research in dynamic scientific environment. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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There is no deadline for submitting applications.


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A consecutive Master degree or Licenciatura in a relevant field of study with an excellent grade 
  • excellent English proficiency
  • two letters of recommendation
  • agreement to provide PhD-supervision from a member of one of the participating departments
  • special qualification, which will be evaluated within an interview

Tuition Fee

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Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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