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Study Program

Curriculum Master of Agricultural and Food Economics (AFECO)



The studies cover the Compulsory courses with a total of 30 LP, the Electives of our AFECO program with a total of 48 LP, and other Electives of the study program of the faculty with a total of 12 LP. The Master Thesis covers a total of 30 LP.

(2) The first and second Term is mainly dedicated to the compulsory modules : Methods of Empirical Research, Microeconomics, Global Food and Markets, Decision Theory and Risk Management , and an Excursion.

(3) From the first Term on you have the possibility to choose your Electives to focus on a special Major Specification. In addition a minor specification may be obtained.


We advise to focus on a major specification (66LP) and by interest to add a minor specification (18LP) in the fields shown below.


  • A certain number of the "Electives" can be choosen freely, also from other master level study programs in the faculty of agriculture.
  • A research seminar will consists of a self-responsible literature survey on a defined topic, which will be defended by the candidate. This will strengthen the student’s ability to present his ideas in scientific discussions and help in preparing the content of the master thesis.


Courses Master of Agricultural and Food Economics (AFECO)

Module guide

Timetable all courses winter term 2014/2015

consolidated for all semesters


Examination Regulations

Satzung zur Änderung der Prüfungsordnung vom 23. Juli 2013 / Modification of the Examination Regulations Study Program AFECO

Prüfungsordnung vom 31. August 2012 / Examination Regulations Study Program AFECO

Prüfungsorganisationsordnung der Landwirtschaftlichen Fakultät / Organisational Examination Regulations


Last updated: Thursday, January 22, 2015