January 5, 2013

Scholarships for Masters in International and Developmental Economics

Scholarships for Masters in International and Developmental Economics

Study Subjects: Economics
Study Level: Graduate (masters)
Study Provider: CUD
Scholarship can be taken at: Belgium

Scholarship description
The objective of the programme is to train students in international and development economics and help them become qualified actors in the field of economic development and poverty reduction in the context of an integrated world economy.

Note: CUD -- Commission universitaire pour le Développement (University Commission for Development)

Conditions for admission
  • A four year university degree in economics.
  • A strong interest in development;
  • A professional experience of at least 2 years in direct relation with one of the programme themes.
Eligible groups
Any international student of any nationality

Participating Institutions
The programme is organised by the "Economics School of Louvain" whose partners are:
  • the Departments of Economics of the University of Namur (Facultés Notre-Dame de la Paix) and 
  • the Departments of Economics of the Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve).
Most activities take place in Namur.

Fields of study
The courses are structured around two main themes :
  • Macroeconomic policies
  • Economic development (including its institutional aspects)
In addition to formal lectures, the program offers two seminars and asks students to write a personal study project. These activities provide student with opportunities to develop their creativity as well as their written and oral presentation skills.

Language of instruction : English

Number of awards
Eleven (11) scholarships will be awarded

Sponsorship duration
One (1) academic year (starting date for the course: Septembre 16, 2013)

Scholarship benefits
Graduates are taught to apply sound economic analysis that is well adapted to the social and political context of a specific developing country. At the end of their one-year stay, graduates will be able to analyze, design and implement realistic and innovative solutions in a developing country setting.

Method of Application
For more information about course, inquire from the Contact Person:

Mrs Pierrette NOEL
Rempart de la Vierge, 8
5000 Namur - Belgique

Tél: +32 81 72 48 23
Fax: +32 81 72 48 40

Study/Scholarship Application Deadline: Inquire from contact person
Scholarship Open to International students: Yes

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