International Master of Science in Rural Development
 Course Structure
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 European Union. 

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 succesful completion of the programme leads to the awarding of the joint degree diploma of International Master of Science in Rural Development. This diploma is issued and signed by five European universities (Ghent University, Humboldt University of Agriculture in Berlin, Agrocampus Ouest, Pisa University, and the Slovak University of Agriculture).
The joint degree diploma is fully based on the ECTS system and accompanied by a Diploma Supplement that adds additional information on evaluation systems, the course curriculum of the students and the ECTS system.

Depending on their geographic interest and forseen specialisation, student 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
scholarships? yes no yes


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