Masters in Rural Development – Erasmus Mundus

Jointly organised by 16 universities worldwide!

Application Deadline

March 01, 2018

Course Commencement

September 1, 2018

Duration of the Course

Two Years



Program Details




The joint International Master in Rural Development (IMRD), part of the European Commission’s Erasmus Mundus JMD programme, offers the opportunity to become an international expert on rural development in its diversity of approaches and applications. The 2 year master programme (120 ECTS) is jointly organized by 12 institutes leading in agricultural economics and rural development from all over the world. IMRD offers a combination of basic and specialized theoretical and practical training in technical, economic and social sciences. This competitive master programme has a high extent of international student mobility, making it possible to learn from specialists worldwide.

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Rural Development




Admission Requirements


Read The ERASMUS Phenomenon to have an overview on how the program changed a whole generation of young Europeans and  youngsters from elsewhere!

  • Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree of min. 3 years from a university or recognized equivalent in preferably bioscience engineering or agricultural sciences, (preferably agricultural economics) with good overall scores (at least a second class or equivalent, preferably higher).
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate through their transcripts basic science training in: (i) mathematics and/or statistics; (ii) agronomy and/or biology and/or environmental sciences; and (iii) social sciences/sociology and/or rural development and/or economics.
  • Language requirements:
    The English language proficiency can be met by providing a certificate (validity of 5 years) of one of the following tests: TOEFL IBT 80/ TOEFL PBT 550/ ACADEMIC IELTS with 6,5 overall score with a minimum of 6,0 for writing/ CEFR B2 Issued by a European university language centre/ ESOL CAMBRIDGE English CAE (Advanced)



Application Process




Find more details about the program here and here. Complete and submit the IMRD-form before 1 March 2018 to be considered for a scholarship!

Apply for admission to the consortium and a scholarship by registering here and completing the application form here.

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