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IAMO Graduate School

Are you interested in research topics related to agricultural and food economics of the European Union, Eastern Europe and Asia? We are always looking for promising PhD students.

PhD students at IAMO become members of the IAMO Graduate School and participate in the national Doctoral Certificate Program in Agricultural Economics. Members of the IAMO Graduate School enroll in the study program of the Doctoral Certificate Program, which is offered as a third step on top of Bachelor and Master study courses in agricultural, food and environmental disciplines.

The quality of academic training and efficiency in the revision of dissertation topics is improved by the medium of theoretic basics and methods. IAMO Graduate School offers specially designed seminars, access to international research networks and participation in conferences and workshops.

At IAMO 30 research students are currently preparing their doctoral theses.

We offer:

  • an exciting work environment within an international and interdisciplinary network
  • collaboration with national and international decision makers in agriculture and food economics and policy
  • an excellent technical and training infrastructure with participation in theory and methodology classes, in-house seminars on specific topics as well as in conferences and workshops

We expect:

  • a university degree in agricultural economics or related subjects
  • interest in microeconomic and econometric analysis
  • English language skills
  • an individual commitment to research and an openness to work in an international and multidisciplinary team

In March 2012 the IAMO Graduate School became a full member of the International Graduate Academy (InGrA) of the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. InGrA stands for best conditions when doing your PhD: it supports students up to the successful completion of a doctoral thesis and entrance into a professional career and offers a disciplinary and trans-disciplinary qualification program.