International Master of Science in Rural Development
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In light of the extended scholarship possibilities, the
IMRD mobility scheme has undergone various changes
with repect to previous year.

Make sure to read
these webpages:
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International Master of Science in Rural Development
The master course for future experts on rural development
                                                                

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DEADLINE MARCH 15TH, 2015




Erasmus Mundus Scholarships            IMRD Consortium Scholarships




The joint International Master in Rural Development (IMRD), part of the European Commission's Erasmus Mundus JMD programme, offers the opportunity to become an intrenational expert on rural development in its diversity of approaches and applications, on a scholarship provided by the European Union.

The IMRD master course programme, is a high level academic programme aimed at training top students from all over the world into specialists in integrated rural development, focussed on socio-economic and institutional aspects; not only from the European Union but also from developed, developing and transition countries outside the EU.. 

The  IMRD master course programme is a 2 year master programme (120 ECTS) jointly organised by 16 worlwide leading universities in rural development and agricultural economics. The methodology consists of a combination of basic and specialised training in technical, economic and social sciences, a case study of one month, an individual master thesis and a high extent of student and scholar mobility.


Through IMRD you can study at least one semester at the folowing universities: 

whitin Europe
outside Europe
  •  Ghent University (Belgium)
  •  ESPOL (Ecuador)
  •  Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany)
  •  China Agricultural University (China)
  •  Agrocampus Ouest (France)
  •  Nanjing Agricultural University (China)
  •  University of Pisa (Italy)
  •  University of Arkansas (USA)
  •  Wageningen University (The Netherlands)
  •  University of Pretoria (South Africa)
  •  Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (Slovakia)
  •  University of Agricultural Sciences of Bangalore (India)
   


Depending on their geographic interest and forseen specialisation, students may opt for one out of two regional and specific comparative course programme which lead to the awarding of a double degree on rural development and agricultuiral Economics (i.e. the IMRD joint diploma + a national diploma of a non-EU partner).


Summarizing, the IMRD Master Course Programme consoist of 3 different learning tracks:
 

Learning track: IMRD
ATLANTIS EKAFREE
Focus worldwide EU-USA EU-Korea
dipoma type: joint degree double degree double degree
diploma name: IMRD IMRD + MSc. Agricultural Economics IMRD + MSc. Economics
more info here: IMRD MSc www.transatlantis.ugent.be www.ekafree.eu
apply here: IMRD application www.transatlantis.ugent.be www.ekafree.eu
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Are you a Bachelor/Master

interested in Rural Development and Agricultural Economics ?

seeking further specialisation through an International Masters Degree

interested in a multi-disciplinary and mobile training in Europe

 and, for European students, an experience in a non-European universities ? 

           possibly financed on an EU scholarship ?



THEN THIS IS THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU! JOIN US